Wireless access for UNC affiliates
Wireless access is available throughout Davis Library for UNC affiliates.
For information and
instructions on how to configure your Wi-Fi card for use on
the UNC-Chapel Hill Network see the ITS guide "Connecting to the UNC Networks".
Wireless access for Guests & Visitors
Guest wireless access is available in several of the University Libraries for visitors bringing their own laptop or device with 802.11 wireless (Wi-Fi) capability. The Tar-Heel wireless SSID provides guest access network connectivity to those individuals without a UNC Onyen (authentication ID) and are using the University Libraries for research. This service provides web, email and VPN access to off-campus destinations and web only access to on-campus hosts, once the user has accepted the terms and conditions for campus guest Wireless Internet Access.
To configure your Windows laptop to connect to the Tar-Heel network, go to: Start >> Settings >> Network Connections and select the Tar-Heel Network.
A message will indicate that you are connecting to an unsecure network.
Once you've configured your wireless to connect to the Tar-Heel network, open your web browser to any URL. You will be redirected to the guest Terms and Conditions page;
Once you accept those terms, your web browser will then go directly to your originally specified destination.
Note that the Tar-Heel Guest Network is not available in all libraries across the campus. Ask at the reference or information desk for more information.
First, ensure that airport is turned on. Either click the empty airport icon on the menu bar of your mac, or open 'System Preferences' -> 'Network' and select 'Airport'.
Select the 'Tar-Heel' wireless network.
You should now be connected to the network, but before you can browse you need to agree to the terms and
conditions of the network. When using Safari you may encounter this error message, simply click 'Continue' to proceed.
You should now be connected to the network, but before you can browse you need to agree
to the terms and conditions of the network. When using Safari you may encounter this error message,
simply click 'Continue' to proceed.
Still have questions about Wireless Access in Davis Library? Ask a librarian.