Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) file Configuration Instructions

If you use a PAC file to manage your remote journal access, then you will need to add certain BrowZine and publisher sub-domains to your whitelist. Depending on your setup, the BrowZine mobile app may not work until this is done.

We have provided a listing of those domains below for your convenience:

BrowZine domains:

Please add the following domains to your PAC whitelist:

Publisher domains:

Please note that BrowZine uses article-level linking, not publisher- or journal-level linking. Many publishers use a variety of subdomains to deliver article content. Therefore, be sure to whitelist your journal publishers using a wildcard if possible, to ensure it covers any related subdomains. Some examples are:
Elsevier ScienceDirect users:

Elsevier ScienceDirect uses a CDN network to deliver PDF full text. The BrowZine mobile app links to PDFs wherever possible, and you will encounter access issues if the CDN network is not properly whitelisted. Therefore, please whitelist the following domain:

If you have any questions about these requirements, please send an email to, referencing your institution name for fastest service.

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. Problems with the BrowZine Marketing Widget
  19. Getting Started with your Trial / Subscription (iOS, Android & Web)
  20. Inter-Library Loan / Link Resolvers and BrowZine (All Platforms)
  21. How do I integrate BrowZine's journal title/ISSN lookup into my library webpage?
  22. BrowZine Web & LibKey Accessibility
  23. How to integrate BrowZine within Primo
  24. How to integrate BrowZine with Summon
  25. How to integrate BrowZine within EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)
  26. How to integrate BrowZine within OCLC WorldCat Discovery
  27. Creating a drop-down menu with BrowZine Durable URL's in HTML
  28. Extended A-Z BrowZine Web Search to cover all Library Titles
  29. BrowZine API Functionality
  30. BrowZine and OpenAthens Overview
  31. Finding your OpenAthens Redirector URL
  32. How do I add a BrowZine's journal title/ISSN search box to my OpenAthens home page?
  33. How To Find Your Primo Link Resolver Base URL
  34. Determining your ProQuest ID
  35. List of Domains to Whitelist for BrowZine and LibKey Operation

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