VU University Amsterdam Library Guide

This is a short guide to help you access journal articles via VU University Amsterdam 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 VU University Amsterdam 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 VU University Amsterdam 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 VU University Amsterdam e-resources.

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

    Enter VU University Amsterdam 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,
    • Academy of Management,
    • African Journals Online,
    • American Chemical Society,
    • American Journal of Public Health,
    • BioOne Journals Online,
    • Brill Academic Publishers,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Clinical Microbiology Reviews,
    • De Gruyter Online,
    • Emerald Insight,
    • Future Medicine,
    • Genetics,
    • Human Kinetics,
    • Institute of Physics,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Cell Science,
    • Journal of Clinical Microbiology,
    • Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,
    • Journal of bacteriology,
    • Karger Publishers,
    • Liebert,
    • MIT Press Journals,
    • Nature Publishing,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Physical Review,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • Psychiatrist.com,
    • PubMed,
    • Royal Society of Chemistry,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • Society For Neuroscience,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • Wiley Online Library,
    • and many more…
If any information is inaccurate or out of date, please click here to update.

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