EZproxy is software that sits between your remote users and your institutions' subscription-based resources to provide access to this content. The following pages will provide you with additional information about EZproxy to help you determine if this software is the right solution to provide remote access to your institution's e-content.

Introductory Documents

EZproxy Overview
Hardware and Operating System Requirements

Technical Documents

URL Rewriting
EZproxy Technical Details

Collaborate with Peers

Join the OCLC Community Center.

Use the OCLC Community Center to connect with other EZproxy admins, ask questions of your peers and gain insights from online virtual community roundtables and user-contributed documentation and videos. You can also submit product enhancements. Use your existing WorldShare ® (WMS, ILL, Collection Manager, License Manager, or Record Manager) or WorldCat ® Discovery credentials to log in. If you do not have credentials for one of these products, you can request credentials.

Subscribe to the EZproxy Listserv.

The EZproxy listserv hosted by SUNY provides a forum for EZproxy admins to discuss topics related to EZproxy including setup, stanza development, and general troubleshooting.  

Try it Now

To test or use EZproxy, you must have the EZproxy software and a WSKey. You can download the software on this site at Download EZproxy. For trial license requests, please complete the EZproxy Trial Request form. For quote requests and pricing, please complete the EZproxy Quote Request form. For all other inquiries, please email  support@oclc.org.