You can access Library electronic resources from on- or off-grounds. The links you will find on the Library webpages, including this guide, contain the EZProxy, which will offer you seamless access to the resources from off-grounds without needing to use the VPN. You can read more about off-grounds Access including the EZProxy and the VPN.
You can also make use of the Libkey Nomad browser extension, which gives UVA affiliates direct access to journal articles from the publisher's web page without needing to use the VPN, or EZProxy links, whether you are on- or off-grounds. You can read more about Libkey Nomad here.