How do I know if a permalink will work from off-campus?When on campus, access is transparent -- you are being authenticated even if you don't realize it because we recognize the IP address. When off campus, authentication via a proxy server, allows us to recognize and authenticate SPU Library users. In order for the library's electronic resources paid subscriptions (ebooks, journals) to work from outside our campus network or off campus, they must contain the library's proxy in the URL or web address.
the library's proxy link looks like this - http://library.saintpeters.edu:2048/login?url=
It is usually in front of a URL.
Here's an example: http://library.saintpeters.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/abicomplete?accountid=28700
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