Category Archives: EZ proxy
After enduring six days of Internet “throttling” and “saturated pipes” resulting in sluggish access to online resources, IT staff from Health Shared Services BC have finally resolved the problem. EZProxy is now working again for UBCers @ St. Paul’s & … Continue reading
The Distance Learning Support Librarian has put together a brief guide for creating Permanent URLs for subscribed resources. The guide “Creating Persistent URLs” is found here. PURLs for the Library’s Catalogue are covered here as well.
First, a “PURL“? That’s a Permanent URL. Meaning that you can send the link to a journal or article to someone and they can click that link and see the same journal or article. Platforms like EbscoHost help by providing … Continue reading
*Problem fixed* The Barcode & PIN log-in (the left-hand part of the EZproxy screen) is having a bad Monday. Please use your CWL for now when passing through EZproxy. Repairs underway. Watch for updates. …or, if connecting from off campus, … Continue reading
*EZproxy working for this collection now. Clear browser’s cache & cookies and link away* Linking to the ALPSP Learned Journals Collection from our ejournal A-Z list or via SFX (our OpenURL resolver) is leading to an error message some thing … Continue reading
*Update*: EZproxy now working for NetLibrary ebooks. EZproxy is not working for off-campus access to NetLibrary. Please use MyVPN if accessing a NetLibrary ebook from off campus for now. Should be fixed in a day or two (fingers crossed).
You can create personal bookshelves in Books 24×7 and ebrary. You can use either your UBCcard Barcode & PIN (recommended method) or your CWL, but you cannot cross-link bookshelves (ie books saved on a UBCcard generated shelf are not on … Continue reading
When you link to a Books 24×7 title from the Library Catalogue (or connect from the Resource Page), you are presented with the EZproxy log-in screen. Please log in using your UBCcard Barcode & PIN on the left side (not … Continue reading
As many patrons have discovered, some ebook links from the Catalogue work off-campus (via EZproxy) while others do not. Getting all the links to work is a priority, and it is expected links for ebooks will be updated for EZproxy … Continue reading
When exporting citations from the new OvidSP platform to RefWorks, keep in mind the following: If on campus, exporting to RefWorks should be no problem. If off campus and logged in via MyVPN, exporting to RefWorks should be no problem … Continue reading