Using electronic journals

This page explains how to access electronic journals from off-campus locations over an SSL-VPN.


  • Disable the Pop-up Blocker.
  • Electronic journals are accessible to full-time instructors, part-time instructors, and students only. You cannot use an access card to access electronic journals.
  • Note that the system will apply usage restrictions if it detects file conversion software transmissions while the connection is active.


  1. Log in to the Tokyo Institute of Technology Portal and click "Campus Network SSL-VPN".
  2. This will bring up a password prompt. Enter your Portal password.
  3. Click "Network-Access-XXXXXX" to initiate the SSL-VPN connection.
    For more information, see Using SSL-VPN.
  4. This will bring up a connection window. Wait until the system has successfully established a connection.
  5. Open up a new window (or tab) to visit the library website ( and access electronic journals.
  6. After you are done, click "Disconnect" to close the connection and return to the normal connection mode.

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Updated: January 4, 2019
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