Using the EZproxy Bookmarklet

How to install

To install the bookmarklet, simply drag the Reload via EZproxy button below to your browser toolbar.

Reload via EZproxy

How to use

  • While viewing an article-level page from sources like ScienceDirect, PubMed, or NEJM, click the Reload via EZproxy button in your browser toolbar to get past the paywall.
  • It will run a script and prompt you to log in with MyAccess identifying you as UCSF and allowing you to see the full text, if UCSF subscribes.


When to use

  • The bookmarklet is most helpful if you often search for articles when you’re not on the UCSF network, and you have not started from your search from
  • It will not work for UC Library Search results. In those cases just Sign in as prompted with MyAccess to get full text, if available


What is EZproxy?

EZproxy authentication software enables you to get full text using your UCSF credentials. 

Embed EZproxy within links to journal articles

See How to Construct Links to UC-Licensed Resources.

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