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WPPD & MTM Programs - Pharmacy Distance Education: Home

This guide is for Distance Learning Students enrolled in the College of Pharmacy's MTM & WPPD programs.

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  UF Login

GatorLink Account

If you don't have a Gatorlink account, use your library card number.

14-digit Library Number
(Located under the barcode on your Gator-1 card.)

Announcements: Important Information

FAQs linked here  &  in help sheets on Help and Tutorials Page

Remote access to UpToDate!!.  You must be logged into the VPN.  The Proxy does not work!  

Our Interlibrary Loan system is ILLiad.  If you need to request an item click on ILLiad in the Quick Links at the bottom of the Homepage or under Services on our Homepage.  The eServices & eRequests page doesn't exist anymore. 

Natural Standards is now Natural Medicines database.  It is in the alpha list of databases on the Library's Database page. 

E- Books - Check in the online catalog.  If there isn't an icon with a big red e in the record or a hyperlink to full text then we don't have it electronically.  You can limit your search to books and/or online resources.  Check out the tutorial on doing this:  

If a database is accessable through the Library and is not a free website then it will be listed on the HSC Library's database page and you MUST be logged into the online login page or VPN to access it.

Reprorisk, Drugdex, Identdex, DiseaseDex( and others that end in dex) are part of Micromedex If they are not listed in our version of Micromedex then we don't have them We do not have everything.  To see what we do have click on the Select Databases button on the main page. 

LexiComp access is not available via the Library.  Access it by logging into with your Gatorlink login, which is a link on the COP website.  Lexicomp is Handbook of Drug Information Plus more! Full instructions are in the same location as those for Drug Facts & Comparisons. 

Drug Facts & Comparisons is not available through the Library.  It is available via the College. The instructions are in a Library Resources folder in the Resources on the WPPD Resources and Practice Experiences course site .  If you are in Foundations click on the Course Resources link on the left of the page and then open the folder for Library Resources.

We  have Briggs Drug Effects on Pregnancy and Lactation in electronic format as a separate e-book .  To get to it search by title in our online catalog. You can limit your search to online resources.    You will have to be logged into either the VPN or through the online login page to get to the full text.    Briggs' Monographs are included in the Pregnancy & Lactation Warnings section of Drug Facts & Comparisons.   Check out LactMed Database - Click on Toxline on Database page to get to it. 

The USP Drug Information Volume 1 is no longer being produced. 


  • You must create a login & password to use the quizzes or case studies. Click on the little down arrow next to the Universlty of Florida in the top right corner  then click on Login or Create Free Personal Account to get to the screen where you can create your login & password.  You will need to log in using  this login whenever you want to use a quiz or case study. ( You must be logged in via the off campus access page or vpn if off campus to create a login and password).   
  •  There are no quizzes within the chapters of the  Pharmacotherapy text, but are now linked to the Table of Contents page.    You can click on the Q & A tab to reach pracitce quizzes and test questions. 
  • They do have a mobile version that you can access once you have a login and profile. More information is on the Database page of this LibGuide.

 Alternatives to UpToDate:
Alternatives are: StatRef Database- Smart Medicine with AHFS DI Essentials; AccessMedicine - Quick Answers tab;  Micromedex - DiseaseDex, .  


Getting full text

When you see Find@UF in your search results, click for access to digital full-text material.

In PubMed, if you have accessed it through the Library’s website, and you are in either the Abstract, AbstractPlus or Citation view and you see same Find it @ UF button then you should be able to get to the full text article electronically by clicking on this button. If these links don't work or if  you can't get to the full text at the source then double check through the  E-Journals list.


If there isn't a link in PubMed or a Find it @ UF button double check the journal title in the E-Journals List.  If the title looks good and there isn't an orange button in PubMed  double check  the eJournals list, because we may have it! 

For more complete instructions go see E - Journals tutorial or look at the Connecting With Full Text E-Journals PDF on the Help page of this LibGuide.  

Subject Guide

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Lauren Adkins
Health Science Center Libraries
PO Box 100206
Gainesville, FL
Subjects: Medicine, Pharmacy

VPN for iPhones-iTouch

 Link to the instructions for downloading the iPhone VPN app:

This includes a link to the University's Computer Network Services' instructions for downloading the VPN on an iPhone. They have created an app, which is easy to download and use.  You will have to log in with your Gatorlink login and password. 
If you need help  contact  352-392-help or  .

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