Access without VPN
The UpToDate link on the library's website now prompts you to sign in with your NetID and password. No VPN required.
The UpToDate app allows you to access UpToDate content over wifi or a data plan. There are two catches:
Want mobile access but don't have a wifi/data connection?
There is a fully downloadable version of UpToDate called MobileComplete that can be used in settings with no wifi / data connection, but it is only available to individual subscribers and is quite pricey.
Perkins Library has created a global health fieldwork guide to assist with:
Getting to library resources in the field can be a challenge. The easiest way to access any of the materials from Duke libraries is through the EZProxy links on library resources. Basically, this means you will just be prompted to sign in with your NetID and password once you click on a resource.Be sure to be starting from the Medical Center Library's website to ensure that the links will prompt you to sign in!
Searching PubMed? Use the Duke PubMed. Follow the Get it at Duke button to connect to full text. It will prompt you to sign in with your Net ID and password if you are off campus. Note: we don't have full text of everything! When in doubt, just ask.
Trouble with your NetID? Contact OIT.
Lacking wifi? Look to see if eduroam is available. Duke is a member and you can use it to access wifi and authenticate to some Duke resources using this network.
Duke University Medical Center Users:
ONLINE MATERIALS: Most of the Medical Center Library's journal collections are available online and should be accessible via the Library's website.
PRINT MATERIALS: Materials that are only available via print or other institution's libraries can be requested through the Medical Center Library interlibrary loan system (fees apply only to those things we have to get from other libraries; we can scan and email you articles from our print collections for free). As book delivery could be problematic, please contact Megan von Isenburg for guidance.
RESEARCH HELP: For assistance using resources or searching the literature, please contact Megan von Isenburg. Help can be given through email, IM, phone or Skype (user name vonis001). Online videos and tipsheets on using library resources are also available.
Duke University Users: Many of the Duke University Libraries journal collections are available online and should be accessible via the Duke University Libraries website. Materials only available in print can be requested through the Perkins Library interlibrary loan system.