Making e-resources more discoverable with this single portal for access, includes IP allocation and remote access

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31 Dec 2020
RemoteXs is a cloud-based service that provides a single portal for accessing a variety of e-content, remote access authentication with one login for all content, the allocation of fixed IP addresses for institutions, and usage statistics for all e-resources. RemoteXs can be used on a variety of devices, including tablets and smartphones.
The main purpose of RemoteXs is to help academics, researchers and students to find and use e-resources licensed by the library or library consortium.
It can be a solution for smaller institutions without IT staff.
  • Customized web portal for each library, with links to subscribed e-content. E-resources can be grouped by subject, or type, A-Z, or by user group. 
  • Zero IT infrastructure cost: IP address allocation, customer support including web chat, no IT skills required. Automated data back-up.
  • Inbuilt Authentication System: one login for all content.
  • Administrator dashboard allows control of access rights and provides access to detailed usage statistics: statistics by user group, by resource; administrators can add e-resources for example new list of journals.
  • Device compatibility: RemoteXs works on all devices, including laptops, tablets and mobile phones.
  • Data download limit for end-users, robotic downloads prevention, auto-check for system abuse.
  • Integrated e-Mail services: allows administrator to easily send system generated email messages (like welcome email, password reset, custom messages, usage statistics etc) to all or select user categories and publishers