EZproxy for IT teams

Meet both library and information technology needs

EZproxy and EZproxy Analytics use robust security rules, integrate into many identity and access management infrastructures, and are fully managed by OCLC so IT teams can effortlessly and securely help libraries provide access to their e-resources and gain insights.

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Transform your security approach

As cyber attacks become more frequent and sophisticated, it’s critical that you collaborate across library departments to mitigate them. EZproxy facilitates this collaboration with a robust and customizable rules engine that automatically detects compromised single sign-on credentials in real-time. EZproxy provides swift notification about a breach and turns off account access before any systems are compromised. Library staff can then access evidence to investigate the cause and augment rules to strengthen security protocols.

Learn more about OCLC’s strategic security goals, principles, and certifications.

Support identity and access goals

EZproxy and EZproxy Analytics seamlessly integrate into your identity and access management infrastructure to provide single sign-on e-resource access and insights while abiding by your security standards. EZproxy connects to most identity management systems and supports many authentication schemes, including LDAP, SIP, CAS, SAML, and Shibboleth. It can also be configured to grant group access rights based on licensing needs and strategic goals, and EZproxy Analytics can show how these groups use e-resources.

Learn more about EZproxy service options that integrate into your identity and access management infrastructure.


Focus on strategic security projects

Spend your time and energy providing security education and improving your security approach, not on tedious tasks like managing additional servers. EZproxy is set up and managed by OCLC so you can focus on protecting your community. We provide database stanza management, software and hardware management, SSL certificate management, data backup and recovery, and 24/7 uptime monitoring. And we also manage your implementation, saving you time and getting you up and running with minimal interruptions.

Discover how OCLC manages EZproxy with robust controls to maintain strict security for data and services in the cloud.

Find out more about EZproxy and EZproxy Analytics

EZproxy allows your library to deliver e-content to users simply and securely no matter where or when they’re searching. EZproxy facilitates a single sign-on to e-content using your institution’s preferred authentication method, such as SAML or LDAP, while protecting user privacy and keeping usage data under library control.

Service availability

  • Available everywhere (features differ by locale)

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