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Access & Discovery: Remove EZproxy Bookmarklet

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Remove EZproxy Bookmarklet

To remove EZproxy code from your current URL, install this bookmarklet:

  1. Ensure that your bookmarks bar is visible by pressing "Ctrl+Shift+B" simultaneously on your keyboard.
  2. Click on the button below and drag it to your bookmarks bar of your Google Chrome browser:

    Remove EZproxy

  3. You will see a new button on your bookmarks toolbar called "Remove EZproxy".
     

When to use the Remove EZproxy bookmarklet:

Inspect the url that is in your address bar and establish whether the text ".idm.ocl.org" has been added to the main part of the resource url.  If this is the case, you are access the Department of Library Services subscribed materials through EZproxy.

If you wish to share this link with someone who is not from the University of Pretoria (staff or student) it is important that the link should not contain the mentioned details and you will need to click on the Remove EZproxy bookmarklet.

In the event of EZproxy not working, users can also use this bookmarklet to esteblish "on-campus" access.  This will only work when the users computer is connected to the physical UP network via a network cable and does not apply to Wi-Fi access.