University of Cape Town Library Guide

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

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

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

    • American Chemical Society,
    • American Diabetes Association,
    • American Economic Association,
    • American Society For Microbiology,
    • American Thoracic Society,
    • Annual Reviews,
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology,
    • Biochemical Journal,
    • British Medical Journal,
    • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Cambridge Journals Online,
    • Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention,
    • Cancer Research,
    • Cell Press,
    • Clinical Cancer Research,
    • Clinical Microbiology Reviews,
    • De Gruyter Online,
    • EBSCOhost,
    • Emerald Insight,
    • Eukaryotic Cell,
    • Faculty of 1000,
    • Genes & Development,
    • Genome Research,
    • Hogrefe eContent,
    • IEEE Xplore,
    • INFORMS PubsOnline,
    • Infection and Immunity,
    • Institute of Physics,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry,
    • Journal of Cell Science,
    • Journal of Clinical Microbiology,
    • Journal of Clinical Oncology,
    • Journal of Immunology,
    • Journal of bacteriology,
    • Liebert,
    • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews,
    • Molecular & Cellular Proteomics,
    • Molecular and Cellular Biology,
    • NRC Research Press,
    • Nature Publishing,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London,
    • Philpapers,
    • Physical Review,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • PubMed,
    • Rockefeller University Press,
    • Royal Society of Chemistry,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • Sabinet ePublications,
    • Sage Publications,
    • Science,
    • ScienceDirect,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • SpringerLink,
    • 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,
    • Transactions of the Biomedical Society,
    • University of Chicago Press,
    • Wiley Online Library,
    • World Bank eLibrary,
    • and many more…
If any information is inaccurate or out of date, please click here to update.

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