These instructions are for adding the library's Login Bookmarklet to your Android device.
The bookmarklet lets you reload a web page through the Northeastern Library's proxy, or authentication system. If the library has a subscription to the site and you are not on the Northeastern network, you will be able to login with a valid NU account and get immediate access to the site.
Step 1: Copy this Text
Use the Android device's copy feature to copy the following text:
Step 2: Bookmark This Page
Touch the Menu icon to the far right of the Address box. Go to Add and then select Add Bookmark. The Bookmark name will be NUproxy. OR Touch the Favorite icon to the right of the Address box. Tap that icon, and you see the Add Bookmark window. The name of the Bookmark will be NUproxy.
Step 3: Edit the Bookmark
You now need to change the URL to the text you copied in Step 1. Tap the URL field (it begins with "http://"), then delete everything in it and paste the text you copied:
Save the Bookmark.
Step 4: Once You've Added the Bookmarklet to your Browser, How Do You Use It?
If the library does not have a subscription to the resource, you will not be able to get access through the bookmarklet. Please contact us if you have a question about our subscriptions.