How to open Primo VPN?

To open Primo VPN

  • Visit Primo, the library catalogue, and Sign in with your Aber username and password
  • In the same browser, open a new tab and visit Primo VPN and click the Sign In button

When you have finished researching, remember to close your browser as Primo VPN may affect access to other resources.

Primo VPN is required to access these resources off campus by those students or staff who cannot use GlobalProtect VPN

  • American Institue of Physics (AIP)
  • American Physical Society (APS) 
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM) 
  • BBC Listener Research Department
  • Bibliography of British and Irish History & International Medieval Bibliography (BBIH & IMB)
  • CABI
  • IBIS World
  • Incorporated Council of Law Reporting (ICLR)
  • MathSciNet

Resources requiring Primo VPN off campus are also identified in Primo search results.

FYI GlobalProtect VPN may not be available if a student or member of staff

  • is using a computer network which doesn't permit it, for example, in a workplace
  • does not have use of a mobile phone for Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)
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