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Clinical Faculty and Preceptor Services

Remote Access to Electronic Resources

  • Remote Access Form: Request remote access to the library’s online resources
    • Submit the form after you receive your clinical faculty appointment from University Academic Affairs
    • Once your application is approved, you will be issued a username and password. Passwords will expire after one year, at which time you will need to resubmit the application.
  • Accessing Electronic Resources: Instructions for accessing electronic resources off-campus
  • Troubleshooting access: Solutions for common issues when accessing remote content
  • List of electronic resources not available for clinical faculty:
    • 5MinuteConsult
    • Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
    • American Society for Microbiology Journals
    • Bates’ Visual Guide
    • Books@Ovid
    • ICE Video Library
    • LexiComp
    • LWW Health Library
    • LWW Total Access Collection
    • Micromedex
    • Natural Medicines
    • Nursing@Ovid
    • Plumbs Veterinary Drugs
    • Science Journal
    • UpToDate
    • Visible Body
    • VisualDX


  • Literature Search: Request help for performing literature searches. Please allow for at least one week to complete a literature search.


  • Request Articles: Request articles from Interlibrary Loan or our print collection
    • First time user? Register on ILLiad
  • Clinical Faculty Loan Periods:
Clinical Faculty 6 weeks, 1 renewals
Reserve Items Varies by reserve
Theses & Dissertations 1 month, no renewal
Journals Library Use Only