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:

    • Academic Journals,
    • African Journals Online,
    • American Chemical Society,
    • American Society For Microbiology,
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology,
    • Brill Academic Publishers,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Clinical Microbiology Reviews,
    • Emerald Insight,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Cell Science,
    • Journal of Dairy Science,
    • Liebert,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Physical Review,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London,
    • PubMed,
    • Reproduction,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • SSRN Social Science Research Network,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • The Journal of Clinical Investigation,
    • Wiley Online Library,
    • and many more…
If any information is inaccurate or out of date, please click here to update.

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