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Resource Discovery

Resource Discovery at Pratt Research Library

Off-Campus Access

All of the library’s resources are set up with IP Recognition- Which means that provided you are on campus or signed-in through VPN (virtual proxy network) you should have direct access to most Pratt Library resources.

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 (FAQS)

Journals/Articles (Cincinnati Children's subscription)

  1. VPN Service  (contact IS for VPN permissions http://centerlink.cchmc.org/content1/28712/)
  2. Access materials through databases or journals by using Pratt Library website links.
  3. In addition, try UC Libraries: 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. Access Pratt Library ebooks through the Core Ebooks page, individual databases, or by searching EBSCO EDS
  3. 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. Access through the Core Ebooks tab.
  3. 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

How to use Summon Search Box

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

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

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

  • Articles
  • Books
  • Journals
  • Database

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

4.)  To login, Please click on the "Affiliate Access" tab**.  Your UC ID number is your Cincinnati Children's Hospital badge number, then enter your last name "lowercase only".

            

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

Office Hours S9.125

Mon-Thurs 8:30am-6pm

Friday 8:30am-5pm

Website: prattlibrary.cchmc.org