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EZproxy: Browser bookmarklet

Information about EZproxy, and instructions for creating bookmarklets.

Install the bookmarklet

The EZProxy bookmarklet adds the library's EZProxy prefix to a URL. Use it to license library resources from off campus.

To set up the EZProxy you will need to make sure your browser is configured to:

  • Allow pop-up windows.
  • Accept third-party cookies.
  • Enable javascript.

The bookmarklet can be added iOS, Android and most browsers including Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE.

Drag the EZproxy UCB link to your browser's Bookmark toolbar.

EZproxy UCB

If you used to log in via the old proxy be sure to disable it on your browser. Consult Remove the old proxy from a browser tab for instructions.

What is EZproxy?

EZproxy allows UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff to access licensed library resources from off-campus.

When you click on a third-party link that has been configured for EZproxy, you will be prompted to authenticate. You may authenticate via CalNet, or via your PIN / Cal 1 card number.

NOTE: If your browser has been configured to use the old Library Proxy Service, you are not required to remove the configuration. However, if you wish to remove the configuration, please visit the instructions to remove the Library Proxy Service from a browser.

When accessing licensed library resources, please remember that you must abide by the Library's conditions of use and licensing restrictions for electronic resources.

 

Video tutorial

Thanks to Piedmont College for allowing us to re-use their excellent EZproxy guide.

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