Publisher EZProxy Definitions and Common Issues

Because BrowZine achieves speed by utilizing article-level linking, some proxy servers may encounter errors because they are not configured correctly for such a linking scheme.  This is most prevalent with publishers who utilize unique subdomains for each title.

Please ensure your proxy server is using the latest definitions available for any publishers and platforms you will be accessing via BrowZine. A list of current definitions is available from the OCLC website. Most reported issues with proxy server errors come back to outdated or incomplete definitions. Ensuring the accuracy of these definitions will also help your users accessing content via your traditional A-Z system and any related integrations or services.

Project MUSE

If you are a subscriber of Project MUSE, please also be sure that you are setup for "IP Authentication" rather than Shibboleth.  As BrowZine is interacting with your proxy, we have found that OpenURL requests that resolve to Project MUSE can exhibit erratic behavior if your systems are not configured in this way.  If you are currently setup for Shibboleth on their site, please contact technical support at Project MUSE to have this corrected.

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