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Bookmarklet Tool

This bookmarklet tool creates a link in your browser favorites bar which will re-write the URL of the current page being viewed to use an EZproxy URL. For OU subscribed resources, this will provide full access to the content.

Using this tool in Safari

(for other browsers, select from the menu on the right of this page)
  1. Please ensure you have the bookmarks bar displayed on your browser. (see image 1)
  2. Click and drag the 'Library URL Update' link onto the bookmarks toolbar. (see image 2)
  3. Enter a name for the saved bookmarlet. (see image 3)
  4. Visit the OU subscribed resource e.g. (see image 4)
  5. Click the newly created link 'Library URL Update' on the bookmark bar. If prompted to 'Sign in to the OU website', log in with your Open University Computer username and password. (see image 5)
  6. You should now have access to the subscribed resource. (see image 6)
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