With EZproxy, you can:
EZproxy is easy to set up and maintain. It connects to a wide variety of authentication services (including LDAP, SIP, CAS and Shibboleth). Your users connect to EZproxy, then it connects on their behalf to your library's licensed databases to obtain webpages and sends them back to your users. Once you register the EZproxy server address with your database vendor, the vendor sees the requests as coming from an authorized IP address and therefore permits access.
OCLC offers two versions of EZproxy: a stand-alone version that your library manages and a hosted version that OCLC maintains for you.
- The stand-alone version is available for servers that run Linux, Solaris (x86) or Windows®.
- EZproxy hosted service includes all of the hardware and software components needed as well as all back-ups, automatic system and software upgrades and defined customization and implementation services. EZproxy hosted service is the first step for OCLC member libraries to implement a single, simple electronic content solution. That solution includes EZproxy hosted service, WorldCat® knowledge base, licensed resource management and integrated link resolution.
EZproxy access and authentication software allows your library to deliver to e-content simply and effectively. EZproxy facilitates a single sign-in to e-content using existing library-issued credentials, such as a library card number and PIN or username and password.
07 August 2018
EZproxy is an authentication tool for many libraries, and even with diligent updating it can get cluttered! We’ll walk you through overhauling the configuration file and removing the cobwebs, and show you some best practices for maintaining a tidy EZproxy instance. You'll come away feeling joy about each and every stanza!
20 August 2018
Join OCLC EZproxy experts to ask questions about the service, set-up and hosting options.
19 June 2018
EZproxy Q&A Webinar
24 April 2018
EZproxy Q&A Webinar