Pratt Library Remote Access Work Guide

Many of us are working remotely for the first time or for more often than usual. Pratt Library is here to support you and we want to share some best practices for how to access library resources based on the method you use for remote access.

Access Pratt Resources
Access via the link ( or at the bottom of any Centerlink page under Just the Facts while onsite or using VPN access.

Full access to Pratt Subscription databases, books, journal articles, and much more through licenses exclusively for Children’s is available when connected to our secure network on-site OR off-campus through VPN access (search VPN in Centerlink) once you request authorization. If you are accessing using the Extranet you will not be able to access many Pratt Library resources. Please go directly to UC Libraries to access library resources.

Access UC Resources
Employees have access to many resources from the University of Cincinnati. Instructions for logging into and using UC resources can be found here:

EXTRANET Access – for best experiences please access the extranet from one web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer) and UC Libraries in a different browser (e.g. Chrome) to minimize error messages and for faster response time when loading library resources.

For more information:
Please email with any questions.