• OCLC EZproxy: An Overview

    OCLC EZproxy: An Overview

    Tutorial overview

    This overview explains what EZproxy is and what it does.  It shows a high-level of how EZproxy connects remote & local users to a library’s Web server.  It also has detailed diagrams of how the EZproxy connects remote users as well as users inside your firewall.

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    Course Length

    15 Minutes

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    Subject Area

    Electronic Collection Management

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