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Electronic Resources Help Guide: Welcome

Current Access Issues

Updated November 29, 2021:

We are currently experiencing issues with our proxy service that are affecting access to library resources on and off campus. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

In order for publishers to recognize you as an authorized Davidson College user, you will need to access resources from the campus network.


If you are on campus, remove the following:


Example: becomes


If issues persist after removing the, clear your cookies and try again or use a new browser.




Need access to library resources while off-campus? No problem! As long as you have internet access, you will be able to access most of our electronic collections.

This guide provides troubleshooting tips for some of the most common electronic resource problems. This guide is not intended to be comprehensive, but is a good starting point for common issues. If you have any questions, please email

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