Category Archives: EZ proxy

EZproxy Down Time: How it may affect you

*UPDATE* – EZproxy update a success. All should be working better than before. You saw the banner on the Library Home page that reads: EZproxy Unavailable – Thursday, Feb 4th, 2:00PM – 6:00PM But what does that mean to you? … Continue reading

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myVPN & EZproxy: Improved Access to Library Resources Coming Soon

In a communiqué to library staff recently, Rue Ramirez, AUL Library Systems & Information Technology/Technical Services, talked about the forthcoming developments in remote access authentication which will serve Library users better. “The introduction of the myVPN service is important because … Continue reading

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EZproxy Server: *Back Up*

EZProxy service is back.  Friday’s problems now resolved. — We’re having problems with our ezproxy server.  Systems staff are investigating and we hope access will be restored as quickly as possible. In the meantime, resources authenticated via EZProxy are unavailable.   … Continue reading

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Books 24×7: Slight Glitch in Connecting

**UPDATE** Problem resolved. Connection now goes from EZproxy into Books 24×7 site on 1st attempt. Now go read Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X for Dummies. If you have tried to connect to a Books 24×7 title lately, you may … Continue reading

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Books 24×7: New Access, But Where’s My Bookshelf?

Books 24×7 can now be accessed by UBCcard Barcode and PIN. Find the title in the catalogue, click on the “Online Access” under the title and sign in. New to Books 24×7? Click on their “Help” tab and read the … Continue reading

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EZproxy & PIN Changes

Previously, there was a 30 minute gap between the time a patron changed their PIN number and when the change was updated on EZproxy. The time gap is now 15 minutes. So, the MOST a patron will need to wait … Continue reading

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EZproxy SERVER: *BACK UP*

EZProxy is back. Previously… EZProxy has fallen victim to the Monday blahs and is currently not working. We hope to have it re-booted soon. Resources authenticated via EZProxy (like our good friend GMID) are unavailable. Stay tuned.

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EZproxy Changes: New Server/New Login Screen

As you have probably noticed, EZproxy has had a shake up. You may have become aware of the changes after you hit a “Click Here” for passwords or authentication and received an error message. Or a database became temporarily unavailable. … Continue reading

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RSVPN: *The Official Word*

We have been fielding many RSVPN (one of two off-campus, CWL-authenticated connections to the Library’s eResources) emails at lib-ejhelp. You’ve been frustrated by RSVPN’s unstable performance (or non-performance). So have we. Here is the official word on the RSVPN state … Continue reading

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Global Market Information Database **UPDATE LATEST**

Hazzah! GMID is back in business. And, wait for it, the old error message problem seems to be cured as well. Enjoy. Previously… Due to issues with the EZproxy server, GMID will likely not be available till Wednesday, Dec. 10. … Continue reading

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