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Faculty Development: Library home page and general search

Use this guide to help you find and use the professional development resources available from the Library.

Library home page and general search

The links below provide you with an overview of the library home page, setting up your OpenAthens identification to access our resources, and an overview of how to perform a general search using our Discover tool. The Discover tool searches across multiple databases at the same time, and can be a great starting point to get an overview of your topic or can be a great way to finish off your research to make sure you have everything you can find across multiple disciplines.

LIbrary home page


Searching Summon Discover

Finding articles when you have the citation

Logging in to access library resources

In order to access library resources, you need to login using OpenAthens, a system that allows us to authenticate your affiliation with the library.  

PA College users -log in using your college email address and password.

Penn Medicine LGH users - log in using your LGH username and password.

See the link below for detailed instructions and screen shots.

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