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2020-2021 Library Resources and Services: Accessing/Troubleshooting Databases Off-Campus

Troubleshooting Electronic Resources

If you are having trouble accessing any electronic resource from off campus, please try the following:

  1. Make sure that the URL begins with the correct (new) proxy prefix:
  2. Try opening the URL in a different browser.

If neither of these work, or if they don’t seem to apply to your situation, please contact Rebekah Turner ( for assistance.

Creating a SciFinder Account from Off-Campus

  1. Go to:
  2. Follow the instructions for registration
  3. When you receive the confirmation e-mail, click on it.
  4. Once confirmed, log in using your new account here: