Library Resources

First you must configure your computer for remote access.

  1. To access Duke Libraries' resources from off campus, you must install a VPN client that is available from Duke's Office of Information Technology (OIT). Download the VPN client for Duke University affiliates (NOT Health System) at If you already have a VPN through your employer, please check with before downloading this and overwriting your current VPN.

  2. To access library resources such as journals or databases, set the VPN's department option to Library Resources Only, OR

  3. Use EZProxy from off-campus without having to download any software.

Visit the Remote Access to Library Resources webpage for more information.

Using the Library

Duke University Medical Center Library (DUMCL) Online – The Medical Center Library is the primary library for students, faculty, and staff in the School of Nursing.
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DUMCL General Information – Hours and phone numbers, frequently asked questions, directions and maps, borrowing privileges, instruction and consultation services, collections and resources, remote access options, and more.

DUMCL Library Orientation - General orientation materials, library orientation class, virtual tours, and more.

DUMCL Databases and Full-text Online Journals (E-Journals) – PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL, and others

DUMCL Borrow, Request & Renew

Other Libraries at Duke – Information, maps, other resources, etc.

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