How can I use the off-campus web proxy service?
The key thing to remember is that, once you are logged in, you can only follow links. Once you open a new browser window or enter a new URL directly into your browser address box, you will be taken out of the connected environment.
How can I tell if I am properly connected?
As long as you can see "libproxy.redeemer" in the URL in your browser window (see picture above), you are still connected.
Why do I need to login when I'm off-campus?
The library must sign licensing agreements with our online content providers, which require us to ensure that only current members of the Redeemer community use these resources. Many of our content providers authenticate with Redeemer on-campus ip addresses. In order to access these databases from off campus, users must login to a proxy server which then acts on behalf of a computer with an on-campus ip address.
You will need your Redeemer username and password to access the following from off campus:
Who can access these licensed online resources?
The library must sign licensing agreements with our online content providers, which require us to ensure that only current members of the Redeemer community uses these resources. We only restrict access when a license agreement requires us to do so. Unfortunately, we cannot provide off-campus access to:
How can I get help with database searching?
Peter Turkstra Library, Redeemer University College , 777 Garner Road East, Ancaster, ON, L9K 1J4, Canada Circulation Desk Telephone: 905.648.2139 ext. 4266, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org