Note: While the Reload@UVA button still works, you may find that using the Libkey Nomad browser extension to be a much simpler and more powerful aid in carrying out research. Libkey Nomad allows you to access articles we do subscribe to, as well as to request articles in journals we aren't subscribed to, from anywhere, without having to turn on the VPN or proxy server yourself.
Doing research off-Grounds? Try out the Reload@UVA button! Add the button to your browser's bookmark toolbar (see instructions below), and whenever you come across a journal or article you think you should be able to access, click the button to reload the page through the UVA Library EZ Proxy.
You'll be prompted to authenticate with Netbadge the first time you use it during a session.
When browsing a publisher's website, you will be asked to pay for an article if you aren't already on the UVA network or the VPN. Simply click on the Reload@UVA button after you've installed it in your browser's toolbar, and the page reloads (after you authenticate through Netbadge) with the EZ Proxy enabled:
You will see that you now have the option to download the PDF of the article from a UVA-subscribed journal:
For all browsers: Click and drag this image to the bookmarks toolbar. If the bookmarks/favorites toolbar isn't open, press Shift + Ctrl + B (Windows) or Shift + ⌘(command) + B (Mac).
Now try the button out by tapping it. You'll be prompted to authenticate via Netbadge the first time you use it during a session.
The steps for adding a bookmarklet to an Android device are essentially the same as those given above for iOS. However, you cannot access the bookmarklet in the normal way you access bookmarks in Android (via "Select Bookmark").
In order to use the bookmarklet you have saved in Android: