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This guide is designed to help you find the resources you need.

Review the tabs across the top of the page for information on eJournals, eBooks, Databases, Apps, and more!

Please contact us if you have any questions, comments or suggestions.

Off-Campus Access

When doing research from home, the coffee shop, or your study abroad in Africa, use off-campus access! Why? The Eccles Health Sciences Library subscribes to materials to give you access to more full-text articles and eBooks. Off-campus access allows you to view these resources when you are not at the U.

1.  Access the library home page at

2.  Click the Off Campus Access button on the right-hand side of the page            

Off Campus Access

3.  Enter your uNID and password and click LOGIN

You’re now logged in through “remote access” which means you can use most of the library’s subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals, and eBooks.

... more remote access options at


    Getting Started

    Below are links to some commonly used resources, both within and outside the Library.

    • Campus Information Systems (CIS)
      Campus Information Systems (CIS) is your one-stop-shop for important aspects of your academic life at the U. View and update your student profile, register for classes, access Canvas courses, see your grades, apply for student housing, and more from this one portal!
      Log in using your uNID and password.
    • Canvas
      Use Canvas to access course materials online, monitor assignment deadlines, and view announcements from your instructors. And while you're there, check out the iPad Orientation & Resources modules from the Eccles Health Sciences Library!
    • Online Tutorials
      This research guide provides step-by-step tutorials for databases, software, and more. Need a PubMed refresher? Can't remember how to import a citation into EndNote? Start here!
    • Consultations
      Need more help? Just ask! Request a free, individual or small group consultation with a Librarian.

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