Getting Started with your Trial / Subscription (iOS, Android & Web)

Thank you for requesting a trial to BrowZine!

To get started* please follow these few short steps:

  1. On the web, simply go to to find your institution and get started.  Its that simple!
  1. Download BrowZine by simply going to the app store on your iPad and searching for 'browzine'.  Its a free download!
  2. Next, find your institution in the list.  If you know a trial should be active, but you cannot see your institution listed, please contact us.
  3. If you are using a proxy, you will be prompted to put in your authentication credentials.  These are the same credentials you would use to access library materials from off-campus via your proxy server.  Otherwise, you will be provided instructions to login to your VPN system, pair with the BrowZine Pairing Service or whatever custom instructions are needed for your institution.
  4. Next, BrowZine will take a few moments to set up your library for initial use by synchronizing your holdings with our server.  That's it - you're done!

*Important: If you already are running the Open Access Publishers Only version of  BrowZine, you will need to first logout of your current library to get into your new trial library.  To do this, select "Settings" at the bottom of the screen and then in the Settings panel, choose "Logout" from the top right hand corner.  This will put you back at the list of institutions.  Proceed from Step 2 above.

Library Configuration and FAQ

  1. About the BrowZine Taxonomy
  2. Your Institution Logo in BrowZine
  3. Publisher EZProxy Definitions and Common Issues
  4. EZProxy Configuration Instructions
  5. WAM Proxy Configuration Instructions
  6. Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) file Configuration Instructions
  7. Proxy Configuration Instructions
  8. How does authentication work with the BrowZine app? (iOS & Android)
  9. What is a Proxy Server and how does it work?
  10. What Proxy Servers do you Support?
  11. OpenAthens FAQ
  12. Shibboleth FAQ
  13. Does BrowZine support VPN? (iOS, Android & Web)
  14. EZProxy: Proxy by port or Proxy by Domain?
  15. Overview of the BrowZine Pairing Service (iOS & Android)
  16. LibGuide Integrations
  17. RefWorks and BrowZine (iOS & Android)
  18. BrowZine Marketing Widget - Integration Issues and FAQ
  19. BrowZine Marketing Widget - iFrame Workaround
  20. BrowZine Marketing Widget - Whitelabel Edition
  21. Getting Started with your Trial / Subscription (iOS, Android & Web)
  22. Inter-Library Loan / Link Resolvers and BrowZine (All Platforms)
  23. How do I integrate BrowZine's journal title/ISSN lookup into my library webpage?
  24. BrowZine Web & LibKey Accessibility
  25. How to integrate BrowZine within Primo
  26. How to integrate BrowZine with Summon
  27. How to integrate BrowZine within EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)
  28. How to integrate BrowZine within OCLC WorldCat Discovery
  29. Creating a drop-down menu with BrowZine Durable URL's in HTML
  30. Extended A-Z BrowZine Web Search to cover all Library Titles
  31. BrowZine API Functionality
  32. BrowZine and OpenAthens Overview
  33. Finding your OpenAthens Redirector URL
  34. How do I add a BrowZine's journal title/ISSN search box to my OpenAthens home page?
  35. How To Find Your Primo Link Resolver Base URL
  36. Determining your ProQuest ID
  37. List of Domains to Whitelist for BrowZine and LibKey Operation

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