To update your links after the switch to OpenAthens, we recommend that you create new permalinks to each resource (database, journal, article, video, or site) using the instructions on Linking to Library Resources.
For most URLs that contain the proxy link, replace the proxy with the new OpenAthens link:
Listed below are specific databases or platforms that do NOT use OpenAthens linking in the URL and require certain changes.
These databases use OpenAthens; however, OpenAthens does not appear in the URL. Editing URLs can be tricky, so please Ask Us. We are happy to help you find the correct URL for a database, ebook, journal, article, etc.
If the link following the proxy log on begins with https://search.ebscohost.com
Step 1: Remove the proxy.
Step 2: Add "&authtype=ip,shib&custid=s4194587" to the end of the URL.
If the link following the proxy begins with https://infotrac.galegroup.com, remove the proxy.
Kanopy URLs should all contain the ID "bc" in the URL and do not require any modification.
O'Reilly URLs should all contain the ID "boston-college" in the URL and do not require any modification.
If the link following the proxy begins with http://proquest.com, remove the proxy.bc.edu.
*Does not apply to URLs beginning with "congressional.proquest.com" or "hv.proquest.com"
|ProQuest Ebook Central||
ProQuest Ebook Central URLs should all contain the ID "bostoncollege-ebooks" in the URL and do not require any modification.