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Remote Access to Library Resources

Access to Library Resources when off-campus

How to Use the Proxy Link Generator

  • The link must be a "persistent" link. This means that the link is not generated with a session identifier.  When in doubt try it, but test it a day later to make sure it still works.
  • You do not need to do this for freely available sites (such as Google) or links that already begin with
  • If you have addresses such as, this will fix them for you.
  • The links generated will work from both on-campus and off-campus.
  • This tool requires JavaScript enabled in your browser to work.

Proxy Link Generator

NOTE: This tool only works with Dykes Library licensed e-journals and databases.

1. Copy and paste your source URL here:

2. Click the "Create link" button below:

3. Copy and use the resulting link

4. Clear the form to make another link

Problems or comments? Please contact us.