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Follow the screenshots below to clear your Firefox cache
 
Follow the screenshots below to clear your Firefox cache
 
<ol>
 
<ol>
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<li>Open the menu by clicking the 3 bars at the top right</li>
 
<li>Open the menu by clicking the 3 bars at the top right</li>
 
<li>Click on 'Preferences'</li>
 
<li>Click on 'Preferences'</li>
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<li>Choose the 'Security' pane on the left side</li>
 
<li>Choose the 'Security' pane on the left side</li>
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<li>Click on the 'clear all current history'</li>
 
<li>Click on the 'clear all current history'</li>
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<li>Make sure the time range is set to 'Everything' and 'Cache' is selected</li>
 
<li>Make sure the time range is set to 'Everything' and 'Cache' is selected</li>
 
<li>Click 'Clear Now'</li>
 
<li>Click 'Clear Now'</li>
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Follow the screenshots below to configure your proxy in Firefox
 
Follow the screenshots below to configure your proxy in Firefox
 
<ol>
 
<ol>
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<li>Navigate to the 'Advanced' tab of the preferences pane</li>
 
<li>Navigate to the 'Advanced' tab of the preferences pane</li>
 
<li>Click on 'Network'</li>
 
<li>Click on 'Network'</li>
 
<li>Choose the 'Settings' option under 'Connection'</li>
 
<li>Choose the 'Settings' option under 'Connection'</li>
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<li>Select the 'Automatic proxy configuration URL' option</li>
 
<li>Select the 'Automatic proxy configuration URL' option</li>
 
<li>Enter https://iodine.tjhsst.edu/www/proxy.pac as the url</li>
 
<li>Enter https://iodine.tjhsst.edu/www/proxy.pac as the url</li>
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'''Note: You MUST use the database links provided at https://tjhsst.edu/research-academics/library/databases.html'''
 
'''Note: You MUST use the database links provided at https://tjhsst.edu/research-academics/library/databases.html'''
 
<ol>
 
<ol>
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<li>Navigate to https://tjhsst.edu/research-academics/library/databases.html</li>
 
<li>Navigate to https://tjhsst.edu/research-academics/library/databases.html</li>
 
<li>Select the 'ebrary' database</li>
 
<li>Select the 'ebrary' database</li>
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<li>Enter your username and password. The format is <graduating year><first initial><first seven letters of last name>(In the example, the student would be Omkar Kulkarni, Class of 2019)</li>
 
<li>Enter your username and password. The format is <graduating year><first initial><first seven letters of last name>(In the example, the student would be Omkar Kulkarni, Class of 2019)</li>
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<li>You should see a page like this, with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology at the top</li>
 
<li>You should see a page like this, with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology at the top</li>
 
<li>'''''You're finished!'''''</li>
 
<li>'''''You're finished!'''''</li>
 
</ol>
 
</ol>

Revision as of 23:04, 11 February 2016

Prerequisites

NOTE: You MUST have done the following before you can set up your TJ Proxy

  1. Log in at a TJHSST-provided Windows Computer (Laptop or Desktop)

Clear Cache

Follow the screenshots below to clear your Firefox cache

    Firefox shot 1 cache.jpg
  1. Open the menu by clicking the 3 bars at the top right
  2. Click on 'Preferences'
  3. Firefox shot 2 cache.jpg

  4. Choose the 'Security' pane on the left side
  5. Firefox shot 3 cache.jpg

  6. Click on the 'clear all current history'
  7. Firefox shot 4 cache.jpg

  8. Make sure the time range is set to 'Everything' and 'Cache' is selected
  9. Click 'Clear Now'

Configure Proxy

Follow the screenshots below to configure your proxy in Firefox

    Firefox shot 1 proxy.jpg
  1. Navigate to the 'Advanced' tab of the preferences pane
  2. Click on 'Network'
  3. Choose the 'Settings' option under 'Connection'
  4. Firefox shot 2 proxy.jpg

  5. Select the 'Automatic proxy configuration URL' option
  6. Enter https://iodine.tjhsst.edu/www/proxy.pac as the url
  7. Click 'OK'

Test It Out

Note: You MUST use the database links provided at https://tjhsst.edu/research-academics/library/databases.html

    Firefox shot 1 test.jpg
  1. Navigate to https://tjhsst.edu/research-academics/library/databases.html
  2. Select the 'ebrary' database
  3. Firefox shot 2 test.jpg

  4. Enter your username and password. The format is <graduating year><first initial><first seven letters of last name>(In the example, the student would be Omkar Kulkarni, Class of 2019)
  5. Firefox shot 3 test.jpg

  6. You should see a page like this, with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology at the top
  7. You're finished!