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*[http://www.juniper.net/products/ssl/ Juniper Networks SSL VPNs] Enables seamless remote access to electronic, web based resources.  No user or resource tables to maintain.  Clustering ability enables redundancy, scalablilty.  Walkthrough w/ screenshots: [http://library.uncc.edu/remote/new.php J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte]
 
*[http://www.juniper.net/products/ssl/ Juniper Networks SSL VPNs] Enables seamless remote access to electronic, web based resources.  No user or resource tables to maintain.  Clustering ability enables redundancy, scalablilty.  Walkthrough w/ screenshots: [http://library.uncc.edu/remote/new.php J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte]
 
*[http://www.usefulutilities.com/ EZProxy by Useful Utilities] - An excellent product with truly superior customer support  --[[User:Ppival|Ppival]] 13:53, 11 Jul 2005 (EDT)
 
*[http://www.usefulutilities.com/ EZProxy by Useful Utilities] - An excellent product with truly superior customer support  --[[User:Ppival|Ppival]] 13:53, 11 Jul 2005 (EDT)
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[http://www.loc.gov/z3950/agency/ Z39.50 search] protocol enables remote searching of a catalogue.  Examples of useful catalogues that can be searched via this are [http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/ AGRICOLA], ([http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/help/z3950.html AGRICOLA Z39.50 help pages], [http://www.example.com US Library of Congress], [http://www.loc.gov/z3950/lcserver.html Libray of Congress Z39.50 help pages], also commercial hosts such as [http://www.ovid.com OVID] or [http://www.ebsco.com EBSCO] offer Z39.50 gateway to many hosted databases.
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Many federated search engines use Z39.50 and SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) web calls to catalogues and database backends.  This removes the problem of changes in presentation from record structure, which stays consistent.
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== Search ==
 
== Search ==
 
*[http://www.redlightgreen.com/ RedLightGreen] -- Book search with citation storage and local library hooks.
 
*[http://www.redlightgreen.com/ RedLightGreen] -- Book search with citation storage and local library hooks.

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Remote Access

Z39.50 search protocol enables remote searching of a catalogue. Examples of useful catalogues that can be searched via this are AGRICOLA, (AGRICOLA Z39.50 help pages, US Library of Congress, Libray of Congress Z39.50 help pages, also commercial hosts such as OVID or EBSCO offer Z39.50 gateway to many hosted databases.

Many federated search engines use Z39.50 and SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) web calls to catalogues and database backends. This removes the problem of changes in presentation from record structure, which stays consistent.

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