Remote-access Guide

ucsd pubmed remote access

by Dr. Grayson Brown Published 2 years ago Updated 1 year ago
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How do I access UCSD services from off campus?

With VPN, you can access UCSD services safely from off campus. Traffic between your remote machine (off-campus or wireless) and campus passes over a single encrypted connection, and your remote machine has a UCSD IP address. To access, see VPN at UCSD. Connect using the UCSD Web proxy server.

How do I access e-journals and e-books from UC San Diego?

Most of our e-journals, e-books, databases, and electronic reserve materials are restricted so that only current UC San Diego faculty, staff, and students can use them off campus. To do this, you must configure your electronic device (smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer) to use the VPN AnyConnect.

How does remote traffic between my computer and campus work?

Traffic between your remote machine (off-campus or wireless) and campus passes over a single encrypted connection, and your remote machine has a UCSD IP address. To access, see VPN at UCSD.

What is the UCSD VPN?

The UCSD VPN creates a virtual private connection over public networks using encryption and other security checks to help protect against computer data transmission interception. It also helps ensure only authorized users can access campus networks.

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How do I enable VPN on UCSD?

To use VPN EasyConnect. Go to https://vpn.ucsd.edu. In the "GROUP" dropdown, select 2-Step Secured - EasyConnect. ... Username & Password. A UC San Diego username and password is required to use VPN services. ... Questions? For help with connecting from off-campus using the VPN, contact the ITS Service Desk.

What is UCSD VPN?

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) at UCSD The UCSD VPN creates a virtual private connection over public networks using encryption and other security checks to help protect against computer data transmission interception. It also helps ensure only authorized users can access campus networks.

How do I access my UCSD library?

How to access My Library Account: Visit UC Library Search and sign in. Current students, faculty and staff will be able to use their Single Sign On/Active Directory username and password.

Can anyone go to the Geisel Library?

Both Geisel Library and WongAvery Library are fully open to UC San Diego students, faculty, staff and the public.

What is Cisco AnyConnect socket filter?

What is Cisco AnyConnect Socket Filter? AnyConnect uses a network system extension on macOS 11, bundled into an application named Cisco AnyConnect Socket Filter. (This app controls the extension activation and deactivation and is installed under /Applications/Cisco.)

What is the acceptance rate for UCSD?

36.6% (2020)University of California San Diego / Acceptance rate

Can the public use UCSD library?

As of January 3, 2022, the UC San Diego Library buildings – Geisel Library and WongAvery Library – are fully open to UC San Diego students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Who can use UCSD library?

Residents of California, 18 years of age or older, may apply for a library privilege card. Using Licensed Databases: UC San Diego has entered into license agreements with the producers of various copyrighted databases, many of which limit use of their services to the university's faculty, staff, and students.

How do I find a book in Geisel Library?

Where do I go? Check out books at the main circulation desk in each library building. In Geisel it's the one across from the entry doors.

Can you eat in Geisel Library?

Select food and drink consumption is allowed in the Geisel Library and WongAvery Library. All drinks must have a container with a lid. Food may not be consumed near computers and other Library technology, or on the 8th floor of Geisel Library.

Is Geisel open over summer?

Update as of 6/21/21: Due to the UC's observance of the Juneteenth federal holiday, Geisel Library will now reopen on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. We are happy to announce the long-awaited reopening of Geisel Library as a limited capacity study space on June 29!

Does Geisel Library have fiction books?

Do you have any fiction (or mysteries or science fiction or graphic novels)? The short answer is yes. However, our books are not arranged the way you would find in a public library, with sections like fiction and mysteries, nor do we necessarily have what's just been published or on the NY Times bestseller lists.

Does Geisel Library have fiction books?

Do you have any fiction (or mysteries or science fiction or graphic novels)? The short answer is yes. However, our books are not arranged the way you would find in a public library, with sections like fiction and mysteries, nor do we necessarily have what's just been published or on the NY Times bestseller lists.

Who designed the Geisel Library?

William PereiraGeisel Library / ArchitectWilliam Leonard Pereira was an American architect from Chicago, Illinois, who was noted for his futuristic designs of landmark buildings such as the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco. Wikipedia

How many libraries does UCLA have?

12 librariesThe UCLA Library System is spread over 12 libraries, 12 other archives, reading rooms, research centers and the Southern Regional Library Facility, which serves as a remote storage facility for southern UC campuses.

How many libraries does UC Berkeley have?

The UC Berkeley Library is actually made up of more than 20 libraries — and you are welcome at all of them.

PubMed's Clinical Tools

PubMed has several tools to help you target the information you need. Sometimes, it is with a special limit (e.g., Meta Analysis) in other cases, it is a specially developed search strategy rolled into a special subset (e.g., AIDS). Check out some of the following options:

How to Get to PubMed

PubMed is available for everyone to use and with the growing archive of articles in PubMed Central, more and more articles are available for free. However, not everything is available for free especially the most recent articles. If you are affiliated with a library, most likely there is a special way to access their licensed journals.

PubMed & Web VPN Issue

PubMed is working with the webVPN again. However, if there are any problems that prevent it from displaying correctly, you can use the tips below to overcome that problem.

What to Do if PubMed Won't Display Properly

PubMed is a database that is available for everyone, and even the special UCSD version with UC-eLinks does not require VPN to use. What you will need the VPN for is when you want the full-text of the articles you found in PubMed. The following steps, albeit, a bit clunky, will let you search PubMed and get to the full-text.

Restrictions and Requirements

All remote access protocols must be configured to use multi-factor authentication. Please check the documentation of your remote access product for details.

Apple Remote Desktop (ADP)

ADP is a technology developed by Apple, based on VNC, that provides you with access to Apple computers from another computer. It presents you with the desktop of the remote computer allowing you to work as if you were physically sitting at the remote computer.

Remote Access Protocol (RDP)

RDP is a technology that provides you with access to a Windows computer from another computer. It presents you with the desktop of the remote computer allowing you to work as though you were physically sitting at the remote computer.

Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell (SSH)

SSH, also known as Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that gives users, particularly system administrators, a secure way to access a computer over an unsecured network.

Telnet

Telnet is an application protocol used on the Internet or local area network to provide a bidirectional, interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection.

Virtual Network Computing (VNC)

VNC is a graphical desktop-sharing system that uses the Remote Frame Buffer protocol (RFB) to remotely control another computer.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

VPNs are a way to ensure that your network traffic is encrypted between your computer and any service you access. While running a VPN to access a University service you are protecting your data from being intercepted and read.

VPN AnyConnect (Client-based)

VPN AnyConnect is the preferred way to access the Library's resources from off campus. An Active Directory (AD) username and password is required to download and login to VPN AnyConnect. Note: you need to be able to install software on your device to install it.

Username & Password

A UC San Diego username and password is required to use VPN services. See Getting or Changing Your UC San Diego Password if you don't know your username or password.

Questions?

For help with connecting from off-campus using the VPN, contact the ITS Service Desk.

PubMed & PubMed Specialty Search Forms

With over 25 million distinct article records in PubMed, some of these speciaty search tools can help identify the needed information quickly.

New Resources

The Library has an Institutional Fellowship for this journal so that faculty, staff and students can publish case reports with no fees. Contact the Library to obtain the Fellowship number.

Have a Question?

If you have questions or need assistance with any of these tools, please contact the liaison librarian for medicine or nursing.

Connect using the UCSD Virtual Private Network (VPN)

With VPN, you can access UCSD services safely from off campus. Traffic between your remote machine (off-campus or wireless) and campus passes over a single encrypted connection, and your remote machine has a UCSD IP address.

Determine which SMTP server to use

See Sending E-mail from Non-UC San Diego Internet Service Providers to determine the correct SMTP server for your ISP.

Clinical Resources: Specialty Tools

ePSS: Electronic Preventive Services Selector (AHRQ ) [Free] Designed to help primary care clnicians identify screening, counseling, & preventive med services based on current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Search by patient characteristics and/or selected behavioral risk factors.

Clinical Resources: General Info Tools

American College of Phyicians Clinical Guidelies [Free] Current Guidelines, Clinical Guidance Statements, and Best Practice Advice are the 3 types of recommendations available. Easily access these evidence-based clinical practice guidelines from ACP or one of the additional tools such as the ACP algorithms.

Clinical Resources: Drug Info Tools

Clinical Pharmacology [Free with our subscription] Search by name, indication/contraindication or adverse reaction, browsing their topics, or a multi-drug interaction report, plus nearly 200 clinical calculators. It also includes a consumer-friendly (English- & Spanish-language) medication information.

VPN Services

AnyConnect - Cisco software VPN client which offers the maximum capabilities and performance.

VPN Pools

The VPN service offers the ability to create department-specific pools, which can be used to control access to departmental resources. Please contact your IT support staff for additional information on accessing or using pools for your department. If you do not have IT support staff, then contact the ITS Service Desk.

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