North-West University Library Guide

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

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

    Enter North-West University 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 Chemical Society,
    • American Diabetes Association,
    • American Institute of Physics,
    • American Physiology Society,
    • American Society For Microbiology,
    • American Society Of Hematology,
    • American Thoracic Society,
    • Annual Reviews,
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology,
    • Brill Online,
    • Cambridge Core,
    • Cambridge Journals Online,
    • Canadian Medical Association,
    • Cell Press,
    • Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology,
    • Clinical Microbiology Reviews,
    • De Gruyter Online,
    • DeGruyter,
    • Diabetes Care,
    • Dove Press,
    • Elsevier ScienceDirect,
    • Emerald Insight,
    • Faculty of 1000,
    • Genetics,
    • Genome Research,
    • IEEE Computer Society Digital Library,
    • IEEE Xplore,
    • INGENTAconnect,
    • Institute of Physics,
    • Intech Open Journals,
    • JAMA,
    • JSTOR,
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry,
    • Journal of Biosciences,
    • Journal of Clinical Microbiology,
    • 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,
    • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews,
    • NRC Research Press,
    • Nature Publishing,
    • Nature Publishing Group,
    • New England Journal of Medicine,
    • Open Book Publishers,
    • Oxford Journals,
    • Pediatrics,
    • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London,
    • Plant Physiology / American Society of Plant Biologists,
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    • PubMed,
    • RNA : a publication of the RNA Society,
    • Rockefeller University Press,
    • Royal Society of Chemistry,
    • SAGE Publications,
    • Sage Publications,
    • ScienceDirect,
    • Scientific Electronic Online Library,
    • Society For Neuroscience,
    • SpringerLink,
    • Synthesis,
    • Taylor & Francis,
    • The Plant Cell,
    • Wiley Online Library,
    • and many more…
If any information is inaccurate or out of date, please click here to update.

Kopernio tips

Quick search

Click on the Kopernio icon in the top right-hand corner of your browser to open the quick search box.

Web of Science integration

Kopernio gives you one-click access to full-text PDFs on Web of Science article pages.

See Web of Science citation counts right within the Kopernio extension. Just click on the Kopernio icon in the top right corner of your browser.

PubMed integration

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

Google Scholar integration

Kopernio integrates seamlessly with Google Scholar to supercharge your literature searches.

Reference manager export

Save references and full-text to your favourite reference manager. Kopernio can save .RIS files to your local computer which are compatible with EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

This guidance is provided for informational purposes only. References herein to an institution does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, recommendation, or favoring by that institution.