I'll second Bethany's point on many smaller vendors just now moving to IP
authentication. If it consoles campus IT tell them they are right....it has
been at least 10 years since I have been hearing that proxy servers are a
thing of the past, but that the working normal across most libraries is
IP/proxy authentication.



Jimmy Ghaphery
Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Publishing
VCU Libraries
ORCID: 0000-0001-8043-7701 <http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8043-7701>

On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 3:26 PM, Goodwin, Bethany <bjgood...@tiu.edu> wrote:

> I'd be interested in hearing any feedback as well. Some of my vendors are
> smaller and we're lucky to have IP authentication with ezproxy.
> Bethany
> Bethany Goodwin
> Electronic Resources Librarian
> Rolfing Memorial Library | Trinity International University
> 2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL 60015
> bjgood...@tiu.edu | 847-317-4006
> On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 2:18 PM, Cynthia Harper <char...@vts.edu> wrote:
> > Hi - Can anyone provide some good documents on current trends in
> > alternatives to proxy servers?   My campus is looking into Single Sign-On
> > for the first time, and the campus technical people believe that proxy
> > servers are a thing of the past, but I don't know whether all of our
> > vendors will be able to support an alternative method.
> >
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Cindy
> >

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