Quick Guide: Setting up the library proxy on your smartphone

If you would like to be able to find and access full-text articles from your device you will need to enter a specific URL into the applications settings. The location to enter the information depends on the application itself, but it can typically be found in the settings section of the applications. Our EZProxy URL prefix is

http://login.libproxy.uthscsa.edu/login?url=

but to use it with these mobile applications you need to add %@ to the end of that:  See below for the screenshots of PubMed On Tap.

1. Open the application and select settings

2. Select the Library Proxy tab

3. Place the following URL in the box, and turn on the EZProxy: http://login.libproxy.uthscsa.edu/login?url=%@

Other applications that use the same URL structure to access full-text articles via EZProxy include Papers for Mac OSX, and Papers for iPhone and iPad.

If you have any comments or questions about setting up your device for article access, contact askalibrarian@uthscsa.edu.

Eric Willman
Systems Librarian

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