off any old proxy configuration that you may have setup in your
users” of the library databases are currently enrolled students, faculty and
University of South Carolina Columbia campus. Those authorized
users will have access to
all subscription electronic resources –
e-journals – from any
through any Internet Service Provider. All that is required is a USC
Network Username (Blackboard, GEM, Novell)
you are working from a computer that is on the USC (Columbia) campus, or are
connected to the Internet via a USC account, you will be allowed access to
resources via IP recognition, i.e. no authentication is required.
you are connected to the Internet through an outside service provider (AOL,
you will be asked to authorize yourself with your Network Username
Refer to the
proxy information page if you need to know
more about this. When you are
authorized as a currently enrolled student,
staff of USC Columbia campus, you
will be passed through a software
as EZProxy to the electronic resource,
and will have full access
to the subscription.
Logging into the Library’s
Remote Access ezproxy server
When you access one of the
subscription ejournals or databases you will be stopped to “authenticate”
login to the library’s proxy server. If you have additional questions or
connection problems please
refer to the
Ezproxy FAQ page or call the Library’s Systems Office at 803-777-5228 or
During the login process the
first sceen you will encounter is below. Click “Yes” on this screen.
The next screen that will
appear is the one below. Please click “Yes” on this screen also.
The screen below is the login
screen where you will need to enter your Network Username
password. If you are unsure of your USC Username login to
VIP and look under the Technology tab for your
Network Username and to reset your password.
If you have
sure your browser:
Is set to accept cookies.
Ask your Internet Service
Provider if you are protected by a firewall. Firewalls that block
ports may restrict your access.
Ezproxy page for possible resolutions to access problems
For help searching the e-journals or indexes, send email to
Need help with your remote
The Library Systems