Q. I can't connect to library databases.


Here are the most common solutions for issues connecting to library resources:

  • When using a WiFi connection, ensure that you have selected CometNet as your network. UTDGuest and others will not work.
  • Off campus users should disable VPN. Some users enable a VPN connection to simulate an on-campus connection. That simulated connection conflicts with the library's e-proxy service, rejecting your access to e-resources.
  • Try a different web browser. If it works there, this is a clue that you should clear your temporary internet files and cache in your preferred browser.


If trouble persists, please contact us through one of the following options:

Click the Chat button on the library's webpage

Phone: (972) 883-2643

Email: webservices@utdallas.libanswers.edu

  • Last Updated Jan 23, 2018
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  • Answered By Matt Young

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