Current NJIT students, faculty and staff can access the library's licensed resources including database subscriptions, electronic journals, electronic books and other resources from off-campus computers. All you need is a valid NJIT UCID and password.
Patrons accessing resources from on-campus are typically recognized as authorized users via the network connection, but off-campus (remote) access will need to be authorized via authentication software.
NJIT provides wireless access to the NJIT network and internet from many locations around campus, including the Van Houten Library. Current students, faculty and staff with a valid UCID may use the wireless network upon authentication.
If you need further assistance, you may call the Technology Support Center at 973-596-2900 or go to the NJIT helpdesk.
Visiting scholars are treated the same as NJIT employees. Before starting at NJIT, their sponsor fills out a Personal Action Form (PAF) at which point the Visiting Scholar and department can determine what account access will be required. If they are allocated a UCID and NJITDM account they will be able to access “NJITsecure”; otherwise, they can access “NJITguest”. Only those with an NJITDM account may be able to access the Library's electronic resources remotely from off-campus.
Licensing restrictions prohibit us from offering off-campus access to guest borrowers, including alumni. Once students graduated from NJIT they can no longer access NJIT's network resources. Alumni are able to retain their email account for life, and have limited access to library's electronic resources from off-campus.