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Connect to Databases, Journals and eBooks from Off Campus

How To

  1. Click on Connect from off campus near the top of any Dana Library web page. This link will not be visible when you are on campus.
  2. Use your UVM NetID account to log in. When you have logged in successfully, you will see the Dana Library page without the Connect from Off Campus link near the top of the page (video).
  3. You can now click on Dana website links to access databases, journals, and ebooks.

Other Options

UVM Cisco AnyConnect VPN: Makes your computer appear to be on campus when accessing journals, databases and ebooks. Client software must be installed once and run each time. Learn more about VPN at UVM or VPN Access for Students.

UVM COMIS Remote Desktop: Links to databases and online journals from a browser in the UVM College of Medicine Remote Desktop will work like they do from an on-campus computer.

COMET: Links in the UVM College of Medicine COMET system to journal articles, databases, and online journals integrated into COMET courses will allow access from off campus. Links to databases and journals are also available through the Dana Medical Library module.

PRISM: Some databases, like UpToDate, are integrated into UVM Medical Center PRISM system. Others can be accessed through a Dana Medical Library link in the pull-down menu.

UVM Medical Center Gateway: Links to databases and online journals from an Internet Explorer browser in the Gateway will work like they do from an on-campus computer.

Common Questions

What is my UVM NetID or password?

Consult this NetID guide to find your NetID, set your password, and reset a forgotten password.

What are my COMET or COMIS credentials?

Contact the COMIS help desk at (802) 656-7300 to reset a password, or get answers to other COMET or COMIS network questions.

I'm in COMET. Where is the Dana Medical Library module?

If the UVM - Dana Medical Library module does not appear on your COMET home page you can click on Add Module on the upper left. Enter "Dana" in the search box on the left and click Go. Click the Add button under the UVM - Dana Medical Library entry. Return to your COMET home page to see that the module has been added.

How do I get access to the UVMM Medical Center Gateway and/or PRISM?

Check with the UVM Medical Center IS help desk at (802) 847-1414.

I'm at a UVM Medical Center computer. Am I on campus?

Computers at UVM Medical Center sites are considered to be on campus.

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Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont

Medical Education Center, 81 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405-0068

phone (802)656-2200 - fax (802)656-0762