Changes to off-campus access to Library e-resources - EZproxy migration status

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As of Monday, February 16, 2015, access to McGill Library e-resources from off campus will end for all ineligible McGill affiliates. The Library's license agreements for electronic resources generally only cover off-campus access for current McGill students, faculty and staff. [Read more]

The service changes are taking place this morning, starting at 6:45am. Regular updates will be added here until the system migration behind the changes is completed.


Monday, February 16, 1:10pm

Authorized users should now be able to access e-resources from off campus using EZproxy.

Note that as of today, off-campus access to McGill Library e-resources has ended for for ineligible McGill affiliates. In addition, alumni are only authorized to access a selection of McGill's e-resources.

If you continue to encounter problems accessing e-resources from off-campus, please try clearing your browser cache, closing/quitting your browser app and trying again.

If that doesn't work contact us, please contact us at di.library [at] mcgill.ca so that we can investigate the matter further.

Note: You can also access e-resources from campus by connecting to the campus network using VPN.


Previous updates:

Monday, February 16, 12:12pm: Issues with students using EZproxy to access e-resources from off-campus continue to be reported. We had received reports of people encountering a "Maximum sessions reached" error, but that issue has been addressed and should no longer be occuring.

Monday, February 16, 10:55am: Students should now be able to access e-resources from off campus using EZproxy.

Monday, February 16, 10:11am: We continue to investigate off-campus access issues.

Monday, February 16, 9:35am: Issues with students using EZproxy to access e-resources from off-campus continue to be reported.

Monday, February 16, 8:50am: If you are encountering problems accessing e-resources from off campus, try connecting to the campus networking using VPN.

Monday, February 16, 7:40am: Some off-campus access issues reported

Monday, February 16, 6:45am: Migration underway

 

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