Iowa State University Library Guide

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

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

    Enter Iowa State University 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,
    • ACSESS Digital Library,
    • American Association For Cancer Research,
    • American Chemical Society,
    • American Economic Association,
    • American Institute of Physics,
    • American Journal of Botany,
    • American Journal of Public Health,
    • American Society For Microbiology,
    • American Society Of Hematology,
    • American Society for Civil Engineers,
    • Annual Reviews,
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology,
    • Australasian Plant Pathology,
    • BioOne Journals Online,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Cancer Research,
    • Cell Press,
    • Clinical Cancer Research,
    • Cold Spring Harbor Protocols,
    • De Gruyter Online,
    • EBSCOhost,
    • Emerald Insight,
    • Faculty of 1000,
    • Genes & Development,
    • Genetics,
    • Genome Research,
    • IEEE Xplore,
    • INFORMS PubsOnline,
    • Infection and Immunity,
    • Institute of Physics,
    • Investigative Ophthalmology & visual science,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry,
    • Journal of Cell Science,
    • Journal of Clinical Microbiology,
    • Journal of Immunology,
    • Journal of Medical Microbiology,
    • Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.,
    • Journal of The Electrochemical Society,
    • Journal of Visual Experiments,
    • Journal of virology,
    • Karger Publishers,
    • Molecular & Cellular Proteomics,
    • Molecular Biology of the Cell,
    • Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions,
    • Molecular and Cellular Biology,
    • NRC Research Press,
    • National Bureau of Economic Research,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London,
    • Physical Review,
    • Plant Physiology / American Society of Plant Biologists,
    • ProQuest,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London,
    • Project Muse,
    • PubMed,
    • RNA : a publication of the RNA Society,
    • Rockefeller University Press,
    • Royal Society of Chemistry,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • SSRN Social Science Research Network,
    • Science Signaling,
    • Science Translational Medicine,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • Society For Neuroscience,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,
    • The EMBO journal,
    • The FASEB journal,
    • The Journal of Clinical Investigation,
    • The Plant Cell,
    • 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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