Configuration Directions for Microsoft Edge

For remote access to the UNIC Library electronic resources*


  1. Open Microsoft Edge
  2. Click “Settings and more” button ... (top-right corner)
  3. Select “Settings
  4. Scroll down and click “View advanced settings
  5. Under the section Proxy setup, click “Open proxy settings
  6. Go to the Manual proxy setup section and turn onUse a proxy server” option
  7. In the “Address” field type:
  8. In the “Port” field type: 8080
  9. Click the “Save” button
  10. Close the Settings window
  11. The proxy server responds with a login window (if not, refresh/ reload your page or open a new page), insert your:
    • Username: Student ID number (e.g. U000N0010) or Library User ID (for staff)
    • Password: date of birth in reverse order yyyymmdd (e.g. 19870218)


When approved, you will be able to access all of the Library’s e-resources available at  (i.e. Library Search, Databases, E-Journals, and E-books).

When you have finished searching Library e-resources, be sure to go back to the proxy settings window (Steps 1-5), turn off the “Use a proxy server” option and close the window.

*(Available to active UNIC users 24 hrs after registration with the Library)