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Marketing Resources and Data Planet News for Libraries: Data Planet Access: IP and Proxy Authentication Instructions

Tools to help libraries communicate about the Data Planet statistical repository with their communities.

Access to Data Planet

The Data Planet repository is accessible via two complementary interfaces:


Data Planet Statistical Datasets is available via IP (and proxy server) authentication at The Data Planet Statistical Datasets interface allows users to browse available datasets by subject and source and to manipulate variables to create customized views of the data, as well as to search for statistics of interest via Quick and/or Advanced Search.

Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference can be accessed directly at This access point connects users directly to Data Planet's Quick and Advanced Search functions.


(EZproxy users, please visit here.)

Direct Links into Premium Datasets

We recommend configuring direct links into Data Planet Premium Datasets (EASI Market Planner, China Data Center subnational data, Infogroup Business USA, and Worldwide Stock Market Prices and Precious Metals Prices) for institutions that subscribe to any of these individual datasets. Please see the Marketing Resources for Libraries page in this Guide for recommended dataset descriptions for library catalogs.

Configuration for direct links into Premium Datasets:

EASI Market Planner:

China Data Center subnational data:

Infogroup Business USA:

Worldwide Stock Market Prices and Precious Metals Prices:

EZproxy Links to Data Planet

Effective 10/1/2017, it is necessary for all subscribing institutions that use EZProxy to have an SSL certificate installed on their proxy server in order to provide access to remote users.

Access to Data Planet by Conquest Systems requires the following configuration in the config.txt/ezproxy.cfg file. Note that ALL lines of code listed, including HTTPHeader information, must be configured.

T Data-Planet

HTTPHeader -request -process X-Requested-With

HTTPHeader -request -process X-GWT-*








T Ready Reference 

HTTPHeader -request -process X-Requested-With

HTTPHeader -request -process X-GWT-*








After editing config.txt, the EZproxy server must be restarted to make any changes take effect.

Innovative Interfaces WAM proxy

WAM Forward Table:

No changes to the forward table are required when a resource starts using https.

WAM proxy access:

1. Confirm that your proxy server server IP address is recognized by Data Planet. If you have any questions on this, please contact us at with the proxy server IP address.

2. Add the proxied  link to your database page. 

NOTE: You will also need to make sure that your SSL certificate covers the proxied domains that will be using https. 


Contact Innovative Interfaces Inc. Customer Services department with questions:


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