Remote Access

Laboratory employees can access Research Library databases and products from offsite using our EZproxy service. This service is limited to LANL employees with active Z numbers and cryptocard/PIV/u-PIV/zToken.


Requirements for remote access:
  1. Must be a current Los Alamos employee
  2. Must possess an active cryptocard, PIV, u-PIV, or zToken
  3. Access by web via Firefox, Edge, Chrome, or Safari
  4. Cookies and Javascript must be enabled in your browser
  5. Pop-up blockers must be disabled

Access electronic collections with EZproxy

Use EZproxy for Remote Access to Journals, books, standards, and databases (Web of Science, Scopus, etc).

While in EZproxy, the URL in the browser bar will include If it does not appear, you have followed a link out of EZproxy. Try backing up to a proxied page. Or see the guide on creating a bookmarklet to easily re-establish EZproxy. is not necessary or recommended for this type of access. Using both EZproxy and will result in slow connections.

When you are using Primo, the links to paid content will already have the EZproxy prepend. You will be directed to LANL weblogin to access unless you are onsite, using VPN, or have already logged into LANL weblogin for another service and the session is still active.

Web of Science (offsite link)


Access electronic collections with LibKey

LibKey Nomad enables easy remote access to library-licensed and open access full text articles referenced on websites like PubMed, Wikipedia and publisher page. LibKey Nomad uses a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Edge browsers. Try it out by downloading Nomad here:


Access RASSTI, Los Alamos Authors, or LDRD using Portal



1. Log into

2. Enter your Z number and Cryptocard passcode.

3. From the Portal menu, choose Research Library. Navigate to your desired location

OR paste the URLs below in's Browse box in the top right corner.

Los Alamos Authors Database  []

LDRD Connexion []

RASSTI (Review & Approval) []

Special Cases

Neither EZproxy nor is necessary to use the following:

EBook Central - uses LANL weblogin

IHS Engineering Workbench - uses LANL weblogin

SciFinder - you need a SciFinder account to use this resource.

Visit the Library



8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Badgeholder access 24/7


Oppenheimer Study Center

TA-3, SM-207

(across from Otowi)


(505) 667-5809