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Geo-IP URLs to the eResources

Geo-IP URLs to the eResources

Geo-IP URLs to the eResources

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Geo-IP URLs

What is a Geo-IP URL?

When a user accesses one of the MeL eResources using one of these Geo-IP URL links, it will check to see if the user is coming from a registered IP address (on the vendor end), then check to see if a user is within Michigan (based on their IP address).

  • If a user is coming from either a registered IP address or from within Michigan, then they will be allowed to access the resource.
  • If the user isn't seen as coming from Michigan, then the user will be directed to authenticate using a valid Michigan driver's license number or an official State of Michigan ID card number (available at any Secretary of State's office for Michigan residents who are non-drivers).
  • Patrons of participating MeLCat libraries may enter their library barcode numbers.
  • There will be instances of users from within Michigan being prompted to log in with that Michigan driver's license/state ID or MeLCat library barcode page as not all everyone within Michigan is seen as coming from a Michigan IP address.

These links will only count towards an individual library's statistics for the EBSCO eResources as long as the vendor has those IP addresses registered on their end.


Contact MeL eResources Support Staff (meldatabaseshelp@mcls.org) for more details. To register or report any additions or changes to your library's IP address, use the IP Reporting Form.

URLs by Resource

Academic Search Complete
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-a9h

Adult Core Skills from LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexacs

Agricola
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-agr

Alt HealthWatch
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-awh

Applied Science & Technology Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-aci

Art & Architecture Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-asu

Associates Programs Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-oih

AtoZdatabases.com
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=atoz

AutoMate
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-automate

Biography Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-brc

Britannica School
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=eb

Britannica School - Elementary
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebelem

Britannica School - High
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebhigh

Britannica School - Learning Zone
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=eblz

Britannica School - Middle
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebmid

Business Book Summaries
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-qbh

Career Preparation from LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexcp

Caribbean Search
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-b7h

Central & Eastern European Academic Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-e5h

College Admissions Test Preparation from LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexcatp

College Students from LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexcs

Computer Skills Tutorial from LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexcsc

Consumer Health Complete
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-chc

Consumer Health Information - Arabic
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-chinara

Consumer Health Information - Spanish
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-chispa

Consumer Reports
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=consumerreports

DemographicsNow: Business & People
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=dnow

Early World of Learning
https://worldbookonline.com/ewol/home?subacct=O6106

eBook Academic Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-e000xna

eBook Business Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-e020mna

eBook Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-nlebk

eBook High School Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-e862xna

eBook K-8 Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-e860xna

eBook Public Library Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-e700xna

EBSCO eResources (All EBSCOhost eResources)
ttp://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-ehostb

Education Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-eue

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
https://www.worldbookonline.com/eeh/home?subacct=O6106

Encyclopedia of Associations (Gale Directory Library)
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=gdl

Entrepreneurial Studies Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-ent

Environment Complete
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-eih

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-eric

Explora for Educators
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=expedu

Explora for High Schools
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-src_ic

Explora for Middle Schools
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-explorams

Explora for Primary Schools
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-ehk5

Explora for Public Libraries
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-ehpl

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=gvrl

Health Source - Consumer Edition
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-hxh

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-hch

High School Equivalency Center from LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexhsec

History Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-hrc

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-hcrc

Home Improvement Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-hirc

Humanities Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-hus

Jewish Studies Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-jss

LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lex

Legal Information Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-lirc

Legal Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-lgs

Library & Information Science Source
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-lls

Literary Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-lrc

MAS Complete
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-mat

MasterFILE Complete
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-f6h

Michigan Authors and Illustrators
http://libraryofmichigan.state.mi.us/Authors/

Middle Search Plus
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-mih

MyHeritage Library Edition
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=myheritage

Newspaper Source Plus
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-n5h

NoveList K-8 Plus
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-novpk8

NoveList Plus
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-novplus

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ovic

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-prc

Points of View
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-pov

Political Science Complete
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-poh

Primary Search
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-prh

Professional Development Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-tfh

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-pbh

Read It!
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-ell

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes from Learning Express Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexrph

Referencia Latina
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-slrc

Regional Business News
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-bwh

School Center from LearningExpress Library
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=lexsc

Science Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-scirc

Small Business Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-sbrc

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebscoprofile-serrc

Turfgrass Information Center
http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=turf

Vocational Studies Premier
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/mel/auth.php?database=ebsco-vsh

World Book Kids
https://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home?subacct=O6106

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Additional funding is provided by the State of Michigan and the Library of Michigan Foundation.

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