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== Prerequisites ==
 
== Prerequisites ==
 
'''NOTE: You MUST have done the following before you can set up your TJ Proxy'''
 
'''NOTE: You MUST have done the following before you can set up your TJ Proxy'''
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<ol>
 
<ol>
 
<li>Click the Start menu icon. The Start menu appears.</li>
 
<li>Click the Start menu icon. The Start menu appears.</li>
[[File:Proxy-windows-step1.png|500px]]
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[[File:start_menu.PNG|350px]]
  
<li>Click "Settings." The Settings screen appears.</li>
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<li>In the search field, search "internet options" and click on the first result.</li>
[[File:Proxy-windows-step2.png|500px]]
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[[File:search_internet_options.PNG|300px]]
  
<li>In the search bar, type "proxy." A list of results appears.</li>
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<li>A window will open.  Choose the "Connections" tab.</li>
[[File:Proxy-windows-step3.png|500px]]
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[[File:Internet_options_general.PNG|350px]]
  
<li id="proxy_dialog">Click "Use automatic proxy configuration." The proxy configuration screen appears.</li>
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<li id="proxy_dialog">In the "Connections" tab, click on "LAN Settings."</li>
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[[File:Internet_options_connections.PNG|350px]]
  
<li>Click "Use setup script." The "Script address" field is now available.</li>
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<li>In the "LAN Settings" popup, check the box "Use automatic configuration script"</li>
[[File:Proxy-windows-step5.png|500px]]
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[[File:Use_auto_config.PNG|500px]]
  
<li>In the "Script address" field, type <code>https://pac.tjhsst.edu/</code>.</li>
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<li>In the "Address" field, type <code>https://pac.tjhsst.edu/</code>.</li>
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[[File:Proxy_address.PNG|500px]]
  
<li>Click "Save."</li>
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<li>Click "OK" and then "OK" again.</li>
 
</ol>
 
</ol>
  
 
== Test It Out ==
 
== Test It Out ==
'''Note: You MUST use the database links provided at https://tjhsst.edu/research-academics/library/databases.html'''
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'''Note: You MUST use the database links provided at https://sites.google.com/view/tjlibraryresources/ejournals-databases'''
  
 
<ol>
 
<ol>
 
<li>Open Edge.</li>
 
<li>Open Edge.</li>
[[File:Test-edge-step1.png|500px]]
 
 
<li>Navigate to the Library Databases page.</li>
 
[[File:Test-edge-step2.jpg|500px]]
 
  
<li>Click "Ebook Central."</li>
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<li>Navigate to the Library Databases page and click "Access Science"</li>
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[[File:Edge_databases.PNG|500px]]
  
<li>You may be presented with a password prompt. If so, type "LOCAL\yourusername" in the username field, where yourusername is your TJHSST username. Then, type your TJHSST password in the password field.</li>
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<li>You may be presented with a password prompt. If so, type the username and password you use on windows computers.</li>
  
[[File:Ebrary-edge.jpg|500px]]
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[[File:Edge_proxy_creds.PNG|500px]]
  
<li>If you see the words "Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology," you have correctly set up the database proxy.</li>
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<li>If you see the words "Thomas Jefferson High School," you have correctly set up the database proxy.</li>
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[[File:Edge_access_science.PNG|500px]]
 
</ol>
 
</ol>
 
[[Category:Current]]
 
[[Category:Current]]

Latest revision as of 22:27, 26 September 2019

Warning This page is out of date; please refer to https://guides.tjhsst.edu/proxy/windows.
Warning Remote access is no longer available by proxy. At this time, only the databases listed here in Italics can be accessed off-campus. Some may require a username/password which is noted beside the database on that page. We hope to restore remote access for all.

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 Edge cache.

  1. Open Edge.
  2. Clearcache-1.jpg

  3. Click the menu button (three dots, horizontally).
  4. Clearcache-2.jpg

  5. Click "Settings."
  6. Clearcache-3.jpg

  7. Click "Choose what to clear."
  8. Clearcache-4.jpg

  9. Make sure "Cached data and files" is checked. You may wish to uncheck the other checkboxes.
  10. Clearcache-5.jpg

  11. Click "Clear."
  12. Clearcache-6.jpg

Configure Proxy

Follow the screenshots below to configure the database proxy on Windows.

  1. Click the Start menu icon. The Start menu appears.
  2. Start menu.PNG

  3. In the search field, search "internet options" and click on the first result.
  4. Search internet options.PNG

  5. A window will open. Choose the "Connections" tab.
  6. Internet options general.PNG

  7. In the "Connections" tab, click on "LAN Settings."
  8. Internet options connections.PNG

  9. In the "LAN Settings" popup, check the box "Use automatic configuration script"
  10. Use auto config.PNG

  11. In the "Address" field, type https://pac.tjhsst.edu/.
  12. Proxy address.PNG

  13. Click "OK" and then "OK" again.

Test It Out

Note: You MUST use the database links provided at https://sites.google.com/view/tjlibraryresources/ejournals-databases

  1. Open Edge.
  2. Navigate to the Library Databases page and click "Access Science"
  3. Edge databases.PNG

  4. You may be presented with a password prompt. If so, type the username and password you use on windows computers.
  5. Edge proxy creds.PNG

  6. If you see the words "Thomas Jefferson High School," you have correctly set up the database proxy.
  7. Edge access science.PNG