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Access To MCNY Databases
- Authorized Users
- Only current MCNY students, faculty and staff, with a valid MCNY IT assigned usernamed and password, can access MCNY Library's online subscription databases.
- Students must access MCNY Library databases by using their Moodle username (NOT the IQMail username.
- Moodle usernames typically take the form of [full first name].[full last name]. e.g. joseph.smith.
- Look up your username and password here.
- MCNY Faculty and Staff must access MCNY Library databases using their MCNY network log-in (used for campus computers and email).
- Database Links and Descriptions
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Linking To Library Resources
- If you would like to directly link to an article or report found in a library database, your link MUST have 2 parts. If you use just the link provided by the database, your students will not be able to access the content from off campus.
- First part: The library “proxy server”. This website is the gatekeeper that validates current MCNY students, faculty and staff for subscription database access. That link looks like this: https://ezproxy.mcny.edu/login?url=
- After url= comes the second part: the link from the database. DO NOT USE the link in your browser’s address bar; this is unique to the search you did to find the article. Instead, find the “Share” or “Permalink” option.
- Sometimes this will already include our proxy server; other times it won’t. If it does not, add https://ezproxy.mcny.edu/login?url= in front of it.
- A fully accessible database permalink should look something like this: http://ezproxy.mcny.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=pdh&AN=2014-21244-001&site=ehost-live
- However, each database is a little different.
- If you need assistance, please contact Emma Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
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