Wesleyan Library is switching from EZproxy to OpenAthens for off-campus access. What does this change for you?
- If you go through the library website, you will see little if any difference.
- You can log in directly on many publishers' websites without having to go through the library site.
- You will need to update any ezproxy links you currently use (bookmarks, links in Moodle, etc.)
Three ways to access online library resources from off campus:
From the library website:
Install the Lean Library browser extension:
The Lean Library browser extension will notify you when you are viewing an academic citation or a paywall access item that is available through Wesleyan. Watch a brief video demo to see how it works.
Directly at publishers' websites:
Many publishers' websites have an institutional login option allowing you to access materials provided by Wesleyan. They use the same OpenAthens authentication system, but each sets it up differently, so the steps are not all the same:
One example of what you might see: