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Access to digital collection

  • Can I also access E-books from home?

    Yes, as a student or staff member of the University of Groningen/University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) you have access to our entire digital collection from home. For more information,
    see: Off-campus access.
  • Does being a University Library member give me access to digital files?

    No, the digital collection is only accessible to University of Groningen staff and students. You can, however, use the computers in the University Library to consult the digital collection. Due to the Coronacrisis these computers are not availabe. See: Non-UG  visitors.



  • I am a retired member of staff; do I still have access to the digital collection?

    All staff members due to retire will receive an email before they stop working stating that their account will be closed. Would you like to retain access to the digital collection? Renew your account annually. More information: Former staff

  • What if I have problems accessing the digital collection?

    Report this via Your question
  • Where can I find information on Eikon and other financial databases?

    Kijk in de LibGuide Economics.
  • How can I log in to Kluwer Navigator?

    • Go to Kluwer Navigator
    • At the top right of the screen, click on Inloggen - login via WO / HBO
    • Select ‘Rijksuniversiteit Groningen’ as the institution (instelling)
    • Login with your S- or P-nummer 
  • A link to a digital journal doesn't work; what should I do?

    You can report the broken link via ejournals rug.nl
  • Searching for digital content in SmartCat for users with a gastvrijheid proxy account

    Proxy account SPO, AOG, Hanzehogeschool, NHL-Stenden, NIOZ, Polyvation, Alliade en Fryske Akademie

    If you have received a proxy-account from the University, you can use this account to access the digital collections of the University Library.

    Do not use the proxy-account to log-in to SmartCat.

    When you click on a link to a database or a (digital)publication that requires authentication (either in SmartCat or on the library website) you will be redirected to a login screen. Select 'Log-in for other users' and enter the username and password of your proxy-account to gain access to the resource.


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