Portland State University Library Guide

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

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

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

    • American Institute of Physics,
    • Annals of Internal Medicine,
    • British Medical Journal,
    • Cambridge Journals Online,
    • Canadian Medical Association,
    • Diabetes Journals,
    • IEEE Xplore,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry,
    • Journal of Clinical Oncology,
    • Nature Publishing,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Pediatrics,
    • Physical Review,
    • PubMed,
    • Sage Publications,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • The Royal Society,
    • Wiley Online Library,
    • and many more…
If any information is inaccurate or out of date, please click here to update.

Kopernio tips

Quick search

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Web of Science integration

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PubMed integration

Use Pubmed as usual and let Kopernio help you find direct links to the PDF.

Google Scholar integration

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