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UpToDate: Getting Started

UpToDate Notice

College of Medicine Off-Campus Access to UpToDate

Please note, off-campus access to UpToDate through the library website and the UpToDate mobile app is strictly limited to current College of Medicine Full-Time Teaching Faculty and Medical Students. Public library patrons and Volunteer Faculty may utilize UpToDate on-campus inside the library during our regular business hours, Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm. If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us.


 For further assistance with UpToDate, please contact the Health Sciences Library at

Getting Started with UpToDate


1.   Open the College of Medicine Library webpage.
2.   Select UpToDate from the list of Online Databases (Shown Below).

Access UpToDate Link


3.   On the UpToDate Access landing page, please make note of the access restrictions. Click the Continue to UpToDate button to proceed to UpToDate (Shown Below).

UpToDate Access Box 

If you are accessing the online resources from outside of the College of Medicine campus, you will need to log in through EZ Proxy with a valid user id and password.


4.    You can conduct your clinical search here in the New Search bar, but in order to gain access to UpToDate Anywhere you will need to Login or Register.



 If you would like to use the UpToDate App (iPad, iPhone, tablet, Android Phone, etc.), you are required to create an account.

1.   Follow steps 1-3 above.

2.   Click on the Log In/Register button on the top right of the screen. (Shown below)

Log In/Register


3.   If you see a certificate error, please click “Continue to this website (not recommended).”

4.   Fill out the registration form (Shown below).


5.   Once you’ve created an account, download the UpToDate app to your mobile device.

6.   Log in to the app with your created username and password.


Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library

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UCF College of Medicine

Contact us

407-266-1400 or

Public Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am to 5:00pm