Access to Electronic Resources

The ARE service allows access from any device with an internet connection located outside the UAB to the electronic resources subscribed. To use it, you must be a member of the university community and respect the terms of use of these resources.

How to access

  • The connection to the ARE is activated automatically when you want to access any e-resources (databases, books, articles and journals) from the Library Service website or from the Search Engine. When you click on the resource link it will ask you to identify yourself with your NIU and password.
    If you do not remember them, you can obtain them at the address

  • If the access is made from the results page of an external resource (for example PubMed or Google Scholar) or from an address of interest (bookmark), it is necessary that you install the ARE button in the browser.

It is a mini application that allows you to connect to the network and check the resources of the UAB Digital Library at any time in web browsing.

In order to be able to install the button in your navigator it is necessary to make visible the bar of bookmarks. Before installing, verify the following:
  •      Chrome: go to Bookmarks> Show bookmarks bar.
  •      Mozilla Firefox: go to View> Toolbar> Bookmark bar.
  •      Internet Explorer: right-click on the navigator's header> click on Favorites bar.

For Mozilla, Chrome or Safari browsers

1. Drag the button into the browser's bookmarks bar.


For the browser Explorer

1. Drag the button into the Favorites list.


2. When accessing restricted resources to the UAB: click on the button and identify with the NIU and password.

3. You will be returned to the page you were consulting identified as UAB members, with the necessary permissions to view the full text.

For Ipad and Iphone

1. Add your favorite of this page, call it ARE and save it.

2. Open the favorites and edit them.

3. Choose what you have named ARE and copy the following javascript where the URL is (delete the one available): javascript: void (location.href = " = "+ location.href).

4. To finish click Done.

For Android

1. Add your favorite of this page, call it ARE and copy the following javascript where the URL is (delete the one that exists): javascript: void (location.href = "https: //login.are.uab .cat / login? url = "+ location.href).

2. Finally, click on OK.