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Downloading and Using the NMSU VPN

Welcome to the research guide for the Summer research programs! The resources below should get you everything you need to complete this assignment.  Please email me with any questions at or use the chat box to the left to get help at our Ask Us! page.


Downloading the NMSU VPN is the best way to avoid connection problems when searching for articles on the Library webpage or databases.  

To download the VPN for the first time, go to

Follow the directions to download the VPN.

To turn the VPN on, search your computer apps for the Cisco App:






Choose the NMSU-z-Lib Database Access option under the Group pulldown menu and login with your myNMSU username and password: