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Resource Discovery: Off Campus Access

Resource Discovery at Pratt Research Library

Off-Campus Access

All of the library’s resources are set up with IP Recognition- which means resources can read which IP address someone is using to access their webpages.  An IP address is an address for a computer. Pratt's resources are set up to only allow access to computers that have Cincinnati Children's IP addresses. This means in order to fully access any Pratt resource, you must be on Cincinnati Children's campus or running Cincinnati Children's virtual proxy network (VPN) software (which makes it appear that you are on the Cincinnati Children's campus).  Using the extranet does not change a computer's IP address to a Cincinnati Children's IP address, so resources will not allow access when going through just the extranet.

For more information about virtual proxy network (VPN) software offered by Cincinnati Children's please check out the Information Services VPN page: http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/

Off Campus Access Options to Popular Resources

Options for Off Campus Access

Journals/Articles (Cincinnati Children's subscription)

  1. VPN Service  (contact IS for VPN permissions http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/)
  2. See if UC also has a subscription; if so visit UC site: http://www.libraries.uc.edu/.html  Instructions on how to search and sign in with affiliates login: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/troubleshooting

Dynamed

  1. VPN Service  (contact IS for VPN permissions http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/)
  2. From within Epic if patron has access to Epic off site (instructions: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/troubleshooting)
  3. Dynamed Mobile App.  Initial setup must be done on a Cincinnati Children's campus. (instructions: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/appinstructions)

UptoDate

  1. VPN Service  (contact IS for VPN permissions http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/)
  2. From within Epic if patron has access to Epic off site (instructions: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/troubleshooting)
  3. UpToDate Anywhere App. Initial setup must be done on a Cincinnati Children's campus. (instructions: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/appinstructions)

JoVE

  1. VPN Service  (contact IS for VPN permissions http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/)
  2. JoVE App.  Setup does NOT have to be on campus.  Users MUST use CCHMC.org email to sign up. (instructions: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/appinstructions).
  3. Through UC Access.  User may visit UC site: http://www.libraries.uc.edu/.html  Instructions on how to search and sign in with affiliates login found here: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/troubleshooting

Ebooks (Cincinnati Children's subscription)

  1. VPN Service  (contact IS for VPN permissions http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/)
  2. See if UC also has a subscription; if so visit UC site: http://www.libraries.uc.edu/.html  Instructions on how to search and sign in with affiliates login: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/troubleshooting

AAP Red Book Online

  1. VPN Service  (contact IS for VPN permissions http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/)
  2. AAP Red Book Online App.  Initial setup must be done on a Cincinnati Children's campus. (instructions: http://libguides.cchmc.org/discovery/appinstructions)

UC Libraries Services Available Off-Campus

The Summon Search Box located on the UC Libraries webpage is a convenient way to search for journals, articles, books and other resources that the University of Cincinnati has made available to Cincinnati Children's users.

1.)    Visit http://www.libraries.uc.edu/.html

       a.) Scroll down to section under search box labeled "UC Libraries."  Click on the big red button that reads "Off Campus Access"

       b.) Scroll down to the "Proxy Access" section.  Click on the "Proxy Login" link. "Library Off Campus Access (Proxy)" button.

 

2.)    To login, please click on the “Affiliates Login” tab**. Your UC ID number is your Cincinnati Children's badge number, then enter your last name.

**Please note the different types of "Affiliate Access" as noted by UC Libraries and sign in accordingly:

3.)  In the Search Summon box select the type of resource you need:

  • Articles
  • Books
  • Journals
  • Database

4.)  Enter your search terms into the appropriate search box.  In our example we copied in the title of a desired article (Extended practice...).

5.)  Click on the magnifying glass or hit Enter on your keyboard.  You will be taken to a results page.  Scroll through the results and see if your desired resource is included in the results.  If there is a "full text online" link click on it!  If there is only a "citation available" link, then the full text is not available electronically thru UC Libraries.

Other helpful options for trying to locate a full text article: Pratt Library, Google ScholarKopernio, Pubmed.

 

 

Contact Us

Email: prattlibrary@cchmc.org

Phone: (513) 636-4320

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Mon-Thurs 8:30am-6pm

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