Library:EZproxy/Tools/Bookmarklet/Intro

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EZproxy Bookmarklet

The EZproxy Bookmarklet is a great tool if you find yourself often jumping out of an EZproxy session while navigating the web; it's also very useful if you prefer to access e-resources without needing to first visit the Library website (for example, if you are a heavy user of a specific database or like to use Google Scholar as a starting point).

A bookmarklet is like a button you can add to your bookmarks bar in whatever browser you are using; once clicked, the bookmarklet uses JavaScript to dynamically rewrite the page you are currently on and add the EZproxy prefix to its URL. If you are already connected, the reloaded page should present you with the content you're looking for; if you're not, you will first be prompted to login and then will be automatically redirected back to your original page.