Proxied URLs are useful for sharing links with current UW affiliates who may want to access the resources from off campus. These proxied URLs provide a means for authentication using a valid UW NetID and password. Creating a link to a course reading in Canvas is one example.
To format a URL that will automatically require the user to log in to the proxy service, prepend https://www.offcampus.lib.washington.edu/login?url= to the actual URL. For example:
The second method is to find the article in the UW Libraries Search, and use the permalink in the catalog record.