How do I set up Papers for my iPhone so it's compatible with library databases?
To configure Papers 2 for use with Harvard systems, choose the "Access" tab from Papers' Preferences pane and:
- Pull down the "Use Library Proxy" menu and choose Harvard.
- Add the Countway Website's URL to the exception list so you can use our page successfully:
At this point, Papers 2 is set. The first time you try to access restricted content, you will be challenged for a HarvardKey.
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