If a patron is accessing the Discovery One Search or an individual database listed in Lourdes Databases then the OPAL proxy authentication will check that they have access to the resource:
If the OPAL proxy or Lourdes Database link is not working a backdoor to many databases is through
On the OhioLINK home page choose the Research Database link on the right under Quick Links:
Next you will be asked to choose your instituation from a list of OhioLINK members:
The next screen will give you 2 options: either Lourdes or OhioLINK. Choose OhioLINK to access databases through a different proxy.
After selecting OhioLINK Provided Research Databases you will again be asked for your instituation and then the screen below: