Pennsylvania State University Library Guide

This is a short guide to help you access journal articles via Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania State University library in order to access subription 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 Pennsylvania State University e-resources.

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

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

    • Aerospace Research Central,
    • American Chemical Society,
    • American Institute of Physics,
    • American Physiology Society,
    • American Society For Microbiology,
    • American Thoracic Society,
    • Annual Reviews,
    • AnthroSource 2.0,
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology,
    • BioOne Journals Online,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Cancer Research,
    • Clinical Cancer Research,
    • Cold Spring Harbor Protocols,
    • Company Of Biologists,
    • De Gruyter Online,
    • EBSCOhost,
    • Elsevier ScienceDirect,
    • Genes & Development,
    • Genome Research,
    • Heart and Circulatory Physiology,
    • IEEE Xplore,
    • Institute of Physics,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry,
    • Journal of Clinical Microbiology,
    • Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,
    • Journal of The Electrochemical Society,
    • Journal of Visual Experiments,
    • Journal of bacteriology,
    • Journal of virology,
    • Karger Publishers,
    • Liebert,
    • NRC Research Press,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • Optical Society of America,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Pediatrics,
    • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London,
    • Physical Review,
    • Physiological Reviews,
    • Plant Physiology / American Society of Plant Biologists,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London,
    • PubMed,
    • Rockefeller University Press,
    • Royal Society of Chemistry,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,
    • The Plant Cell,
    • Wiley Online Library,
    • and many more…
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