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Connect from off campus

Browser-specific configuration is required to access SUL's restricted databases, electronic journals, or e-books from off-campus locations. These pages offer instructions for various operating systems and web browsers.

MacOS - Firefox

Configuring Firefox 6.x/7.x on Macintosh for off-campus access

  1. Click on the Firefox Menu, then click Preferences.
  2. Click the Advanced icon and then click on the Network tab.
  3. Click the Settings button in the Connection section of the window.
  4. In the Configure Proxies to Access the Internet window, select Automatic proxy configuration URL.
  5. Enter this URL in the box below.  (This URL must be entered exactly with no spaces):
  6. Click OK and close all configuration windows. 

Note about on-campus access

With your browser configured as described above, you will be prompted for your SUNet ID and password each time you access a licensed resource, even when you are on campus. If you would prefer to avoid this, revert your browser settings as follows:

  1. Return to the Configure Proxies to Access the Internet window as described above
  2. Select Use System Proxy Settings
  3. Click OK, then closed all configuration windows.