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Library Technology: Off-Campus Access

This guide will help you get familiar with how to access library e-resources from off campus.

New Authentication

We switched to a new authentication method for off-campus access beginning 2021. You will notice your login screen is different, but it should be very familiar to you. Use your Shepherd email address and password combination to login just like you log in to your school email. If you encounter any problems, please send an email  to with the problematic url and the error message.

Off-Campus Sign In

If you have bookmarks with our old proxy prefix, please use the link below (right click on the icon, and "Copy link address") to replace our old proxy prefix ( 

Alternatively, you can append vendor provided url to this link for off-campus access as well.

Access Google Scholar Off Campus

You can set Google Scholar up to find Scarborough Library subscription materials. Once it's set up, findit@shepherd tag will give you access options and prompt you with proxy access. Click on the link below to see how to set it up.