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Remote Access to Library Resources via OpenAthens

This guide provides information for remote access to UMB online library resources via OpenAthens. OpenAthens was launched on June 21, 2022.

Check your Zotero Connector

Your Zotero Connector may be storing information related to ezproxy that could cause access issues.  Be sure to update your Zotero Connector options / preferences.  

  1. Go to the Connector's setings:
    • Chrome:  Click the "Extensions" icon in the Chrome browser.  Click the three dots to the left of Zotero Connector. Select Options.
    • Firefox:  From the top menu > Tools >  "Add-ons and Themes" > the three dots to the right of the enabled Zotero Connector > Preferences
  2. In the “General” tab > Automatic File Importing > Enabled Hostnames. If there is a hostname with “ezproxy” in it, please remove
  3. In the “Proxies” tab > uncheck "Enable proxy redirection".   
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