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Off-Campus Access


Connecting to the Library from Off Campus

Members of the Rush community may access Library resources (e.g., PubMed, CINAHL, eBooks, etc) from off campus by using a proxy account.  Start at the Library homepage. Once you select a resource, you will be prompted to log in to your proxy account. 

Faculty/employees: Use Rush Network ID and password

Students: Use proxy username and password provided by Information Services during orientation week.

Additional help  If you have problems logging in with an existing proxy account, please call the Rush Help desk at 312-942-HELP (4357)  or e-mail To inquire about obtaining a proxy account, call the Library Services Desk at 312-942-5950 or email



Videos Online

Some of the best Medical Education videos available free online

Medical Education Videos Online - Via Library Resources

Videos accessible from UCI Libraries' subscription resources.

* UC Irvine access only. Remote users: log in to the VPN first.

Image and Multimedia Sources

Find medical images using our library databases!

To access the databases below, simply click on the name below in green, or go Databases in the Quick Links menu on our home page. Click on the A-Z List tab to few an alphabetical listing of the Library of Rush University Medical Center's databases.

Clinical Key's main search page offers a drop-down box under Type.  Choose Multimedia from the bottom of the list.


Consumer Health Complete's main search page shows eight categories;  click on Images and Diagrams.


All EBSCO databases offer, in Advance Search, the option to limit results to various images.  eg MasterFile Premier

For copyright information, click "more" below each link.


Add:  MedPix by the NLM NIH Image Gallery  eSkeletons Project allows ou to view the bony anatomy of humans, baboons and gorillas  Hematology Image Bank, provided by the American Society of Hematology  Virtual Autopsy from the NLM  Visuals Online from the NCI



The following sites provide comprehensive lists and links for image sources around the World Wide Web.

Not finding what you are looking for?

The following search engines have image search features.

Maps and Directions