Remote Access

1. On-campus in Springfield (proxy server working)

Search library databases using links on the Articles page.

All links to subscribed library resources are routed through the Library Proxy Server. You will not be prompted for authentication if you are on-campus in Springfield. On-campus is defined as the Academic Building, the Apartments and the Clinic.

2. On-campus in St. Louis (proxy server working)

Search library databases using links on the Articles page.

All links to subscribed library resources are routed through the Library Proxy Server. After you click on a link for a subscribed resource, you will be prompted by the Library Proxy Server for your Forest network credentials. Login using your Forest network user name and password to authenticate yourself as a Forest user.

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3. On-campus in Springfield (proxy server not working)

If Internet service is available on the Springfield campus but the proxy server is not working, search library subscribed resources using the links below. Access is IP authenticated.

EBSCO (research databases) | EBSCOhost Mobile | ProQuest | Gale | NewsBank | Oxford Journals | Sage | The Cochrane Library | ebrary | BMJ Journals | APA Handbooks

4. Off-campus/remote access (normal - proxy server is working)
 
Search library databases using links on the Articles page.

All links to subscribed library resources are routed through the Library Proxy Server. After you click on a link for a subscribed resource, you will be prompted by the Library Proxy Server for your Forest network credentials. Login using your Forest network user name and password to authenticate yourself as a Forest user.

EZProxy

5. Off-campus/remote access/St. Louis on-campus (proxy server not working)

If Internet service is available but the proxy server is not working, search library subscribed resources using the following links. Access will require a special user name and password. In Springfield, contact the library circulation desk at 417-823-3418 or email library@forest.edu for further information. NewsBank is inaccessible off-campus if the proxy server is not working.

EBSCO (research databases) | EBSCOhost Mobile | ProQuest | Gale | Oxford Journals | Sage | The Cochrane Library | ebrary | BMJ Journals | APA Handbooks

After you have completed your session, please logout so that you will not block access for others.

6. Having trouble?

If you are having trouble logging into the Library Proxy Server, please view our Troubleshooting Tips or contact the Library (call 417-823-3418 or email library@forest.edu).