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Use this guide to discover resources for all areas of research in your discipline that are available to you at Mason.

Accessing Databases, Electronic Documents, Streaming Videos, etc. Off-Campus

PC protected by a firewall (brick wall on fire). Proxy-server to PC says allowed session via proxy server. Proxy-server to another server says proxy request. PC to server on internet says blocked request.
You don't have to do all your library research on-campus!

Most of the databases, electronic articles, eBooks, streaming videos, or anything else we subscribe to electronically can be accessed off-campus.

All you have to do is use the URLs from the Mason Libraries website. It will route you through the proxy server. What is a proxy server?

You will be prompted to login using George Mason University's login page.

If you are asked to login by anything else, you might have been dropped from the proxy server or bypassed it.

Look for to be somewhere in the address bar.

Adapted from CPT-Proxy by Milesjpool is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

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