University of Reading Library Guide

This is a short guide to help you access journal articles via University of Reading library using Kopernio when you are on or off campus. To get started, follow these five simple steps:

  1. Install the Kopernio plugin for free.

  2. Select University of Reading from the list of universities, and create an account.

    Select your institution from the menu after registration.
  3. If you are on-campus, Kopernio is all set to go. If you are off-campus you will need to connect Kopernio to the University of Reading library in order to access subscription journal articles. This will happen automatically the first time you try to access a paywalled journal article (e.g. this one).

    Connect to library prompt for off-campus access to University of Reading e-resources.

    Your details will be safely stored in your browser so that you can be automatically authenticated in future.

    Enter University of Reading credentials to access journal subscriptions.
  4. You are now good to go. Enjoy using Kopernio to access and download journal articles from:

    • ACM Digital Library,
    • American Chemical Society,
    • American Institute of Physics,
    • American Physiology Society,
    • Annual Reviews,
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology,
    • Berghahnjournals,
    • BioOne Journals Online,
    • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Cambridge Journals Online,
    • Cell Press,
    • Clinical Microbiology Reviews,
    • De Gruyter Online,
    • Diabetes Care,
    • Emerald Insight,
    • EurekaSelect,
    • IEEE Xplore,
    • INFORMS PubsOnline,
    • Infection and Immunity,
    • Institute of Physics,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry,
    • Journal of Clinical Microbiology,
    • Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,
    • Journal of Neuroscience,
    • Journal of Wildlife Diseases,
    • Journal of bacteriology,
    • Journal of virology,
    • Liebert,
    • MIT Press,
    • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews,
    • NRC Research Press,
    • National Bureau of Economic Research,
    • Nature Publishing,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London,
    • Physical Review,
    • ProQuest,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London,
    • PubMed,
    • Royal Society of Chemistry,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • Sage Publications,
    • Science,
    • ScienceDirect,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • Society For Neuroscience,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • The American Physiological Society,
    • The Journal of Clinical Investigation,
    • The Royal Society,
    • University of Chicago Press,
    • Wiley Online Library,
    • and many more…
If any information is inaccurate or out of date, please click here to update.

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