University of Pretoria Library Guide

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

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

    Enter University of Pretoria 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,
    • Academic Journals,
    • African Journals Online,
    • American Association For Cancer Research,
    • American Chemical Society,
    • American Economic Association,
    • American Physiology Society,
    • American Society For Microbiology,
    • American Society Of Hematology,
    • American Thoracic Society,
    • Annals of Internal Medicine,
    • Annual Reviews,
    • Apidologie: annales de l'abeille = Zeitschrift für Bienenforschung,
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology,
    • Brill Academic Publishers,
    • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Cancer Research,
    • Cell Press,
    • Clinical Cancer Research,
    • Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology,
    • Clinical Microbiology Reviews,
    • De Gruyter Online,
    • Diabetes Care,
    • Elsevier ScienceDirect,
    • Emerald Insight,
    • Genome Research,
    • IEEE Xplore,
    • Infection and Immunity,
    • Institute of Physics,
    • Intech Open Journals,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry,
    • Journal of Cell Science,
    • Journal of Clinical Microbiology,
    • Journal of Clinical Oncology,
    • Journal of Dairy Science,
    • Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,
    • Journal of Experimental Biology,
    • Journal of bacteriology,
    • Journal of the American Society of Nephrology,
    • Journal of virology,
    • Karger Publishers,
    • Liebert,
    • National Bureau of Economic Research,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • New England Journal of Medicine,
    • Nomos eLibrary,
    • OECD iLibrary,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Physical Review,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London,
    • PubMed,
    • Reproduction,
    • Rockefeller University Press,
    • Royal Society of Chemistry,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • SSRN Social Science Research Network,
    • Sabinet ePublications,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Synthesis,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,
    • The EMBO journal,
    • The European respiratory journal,
    • The Journal of Clinical Investigation,
    • The Plant Cell,
    • 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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Quick search

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Web of Science integration

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PubMed integration

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Google Scholar integration

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Reference manager export

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