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Accessing/Requesting Materials

Connecting to Library Resources off Campus

EZ Proxy

The Penn Libraries use EZproxy to enable off-campus access to most online subscription resources. When connecting to a resource, you will be asked for your PennKey and password. Once logged in, you can access most resources without having to log in again, as your credentials move with you until you exit your browser. See Access to Restricted Library Resources through Proxy

Proxy Bookmark

The Proxy Bookmark automatically inserts the Penn Libraries proxy stem "" into the URL of an article link in your browser. Once you have successfully installed the bookmarklet, by clicking on the bookmarket on a webpage that requires you to pay, you can access the full-text of journal articles and other content subscribed to by the Penn Libraries. For more information and to download the bookmark, please see Remote Access to Library Resources: Proxy Bookmark

Proxy Prepend

If the library subscribes to the content and you have just the publisher's URL, In many cases, you can add the proxy preprend before the publisher provided URL.

  • Sage:
  • JSTOR:

If the library subscribes to the content and you have the DOI, enter followed by before the DOI:



Some resources generate permalinks that will work off campus:

  • Franklin Articles+ - From the search results page, note the permalink icon.
  • EBSCO - When looking at an individual article record, note the Permalink option to the right. EBSCO automatically adds the proxy prepend to the URL.
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