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Proxy Server, VPN, Network Drives

Use this guide to understand what a proxy server is, when and why you need one, and how to use it.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Use our WU-proxied Google Scholar link on or off campus. Login with your WUSTL key to authenticate your status. This will display "Get it! @ WU" links next to results.  If a link is not displaying, see if there is a "Check Library Holdings" link under the result you are interested in.

Please use this form to let us know if you run into any sites that you can’t access – especially if they are electronic resources that you would get through the Libraries.

Worldcat

WorldCatFirstSearch

WorldCat is a useful tool for finding items not held by Washington University Libraries, that you could then request through Interlibrary Loan.  If you are on campus, links will automatically display in WorldCat that will take you directly to Interlibrary Loan request forms.

Off campus?  Just use the proxied WorldCat link to see the same ILL links as you do on campus.