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Revision as of 22:19, 23 August 2018

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"
  4. Search internet options.PNG

  5. In the search bar, type "proxy." A list of results appears.
  6. Proxy-windows-step3.png

  7. Click "Use automatic proxy configuration." The proxy configuration screen appears.
  8. Proxy-windows-step4.png

  9. Click "Use setup script." The "Script address" field is now available.
  10. Proxy-windows-step5.png

  11. In the "Script address" field, type https://pac.tjhsst.edu/.
  12. Proxy-windows-step6.png

  13. Click "Save."

Test It Out

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

  1. Open Edge.
  2. Test-edge-step1.png

  3. Navigate to the Library Databases page.
  4. Test-edge-step2.jpg

  5. Click "Ebook Central."
  6. You may be presented with a password prompt. If so, type "yourusername" in the username field, where yourusername is your TJHSST username. Then, type your TJHSST password in the password field.
  7. Ebrary-edge.jpg

  8. If you see the words "Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology," you have correctly set up the database proxy.