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UIC Proxy Bookmarklet

Nov 23, 2010   //   by Yue Yu   //   Blogs, Programming  //  1 Comment

If you often do your research from off-campus, you can install the proxy bookmarklet on your browser’s bookmarks toolbar. The bookmarklet lets you use uic proxy for E-journal archives without typing them into the url bar.

Installation Instructions

Internet Explorer:

* Right click on this link: “UIC Proxy

* select “Add to Favorites”

—OR—

* click and drag the link to your “Links” toolbar.

You might see a security alert that the “favorite may not be safe”, although it is. Click “yes” to continue.

Mozilla/Firefox:

* Right click on this link: “UIC Proxy

* select “Bookmark This Link”

—OR—

* click and drag the link to your “Bookmarks” toolbar

Safari or Google Chrome:

* Enable bookmarks bar

* Click and drag the “UIC Proxy” link to your “Bookmarks” bar

For the other web browsers, you can always create a new bookmark, and paste the following code into the URL destination field.


javascript:(function%20getHost(){%20var%20url=window.location.href;%20var%20nohttp=url.split("//")[1];%20var%20spp=nohttp.split("/");%20spp[0]=spp[0]+".proxy.cc.uic.edu";%20newurl="http://"+spp.join("/");%20open(newurl);%20})();

Has been tested in IE 7,8, Firefox 3.6, Safari 5, Chrome 8.0 under Win XP and Ubuntu.

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