The SMC Library is in the process of changing EZproxy, the system that makes it possible to log in to our collection of databases from off-campus. The majority of the Gael community won't notice any change at all, but there are one or two scenarios in which attempts to access our databases could be momentarily thwarted.
The EZproxy leader, which is currently http://vezproxy.stmarys-ca.edu:2048/login?url=, will be changed to https://stmarys-ca.idm.oclc.org/login?url=. This will affect anyone who has a specific database, journal, or article bookmarked in a browser, because those bookmarked URLs most likely contain the old EZproxy leader.
The switchover to the new system will happen this Monday, February 3. However, the current EZproxy system will remain in place through the end of February,and we have been testing and will continue to test the new system for that entire time. Please contact us at email@example.com or ext. 4229 if you notice any kind of unexplained oddity when using the databases or with any other request or question.