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Linking to Library Resources: Proxy URLs and Citation Managers

This guide will show you how to take advantage of permalinks and stable URLs to connect directly to the content you need.

General Information

Many citation managers offer options to add proxy connections.  This allows the tool to function best with our library resources. In general, these tools will require that you input Fielding's proxy URL, which is:

If you are using a tool and are unsure about adding a proxy connection, first check their help documentation for instructions.  If no information is available, send the library an email with some information about the tool and we are glad to investigate!

EndNote -- 'Find Full Text'

You can add our proxy URL to EndNote to make the 'Find Full Text' feature more effective.  NOTE: Enabling this feature will improve EndNote's ability to find/attach PDFs but it does not find everything.  There will still be times you will need to locate full-text works in Fielding's library.  

To set up 'Find Full Text':

  1. Select 'Preferences' and then the 'Find Full Text' option. 
  2. Check all of the boxes including 'Open URL'. 
  3. In the 'Open URL' section input:
  4. In the 'Authenticate with URL' section input:
  5. Then make sure to save your settings

Fielding cannot offer technical support for EndNote; however, you may contact EndNote's tech support team directly for assistance:

PaperPile authentication

To set up proxy authentication in PaperPile, follow the steps under the 'Add a custom proxy connection' here:

The URL you will use in this case is:$@

You can contact PaperPile's tech support here:

Papers 3 authentication

From the EZ Proxy set-up menu choose 'Other' and then you can manually input our proxy information.

The URL you will use is:

The username and password are the same as your MyFielding credentials.  

For more help or troubleshooting it is best to contact Papers 3 support directly.