Wednesday, March 17, 2010

UpToDate Trial

The library is having a trial on a clinical database, UpToDate. Follow the directions below to access UpToDate. Any suggestions or feedback on the database features would be welcome. E-mail us to medlib@fiu.edu!

Note: UptoDate is available on-campus only

  1.  If you are connected to FIU’s VPN, please make sure to log off from the VPN first.
  2. Make sure you are connected to the internet by either FIU wireless or wired network on either the Madique or BBC campus.
  3. Go to http://poseidon.fiu.edu/MED/CheckDB.cfm?db=UpToDate
  4. When prompted, enter the 14 digit barcode on the back of your Panther ID card.
  5. You should be connected to UpToDate.
  6. If you see an error message but you are an on-campus user COM member with a currently-valid Panther ID card, please contact the library (medlib@fiu.edu) with the detailed information about your location, the mode of internet access (wired/wireless), and your contact information.

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