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.

How to use this tutorial

OCLC's tutorials are a useful tool for understanding the functionality our products.  They can help you learn a new service, teach a new staff member how to use a service, and can also prepare you with basic knowledge about a service prior to taking one of our instructor-led courses.


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Launch Tutorial

Cost

Free

Course Length

15 Minutes

Course Format

Flash-based

Products

EZproxy

Subject Area

Electronic Collection Management