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November 05
What network access can I have?

Access from home

Access to the Hebrew University electronic resources from home, requires a username and password. Create account, change or recover password or update personal details at the Computer Authority RAP site. Access resources with your personal username and password via the Samba VPN service (VPN Client recommended).

Read the connection guide for further help
For details click here.

Computing Authority help desk – tel – 02-65-85555 or mail


Hadassah access

Access to Medical School electronic resources (journals, e-books, databases) on computers within the Hadassah hospital network requires personal registration of authorized users via the RAP (remote access) site of the Hebrew University.
A registration form can be filled out by those entitled to receive a username%ra enabling them to log on. This form can be found on the hospital intranet site.

Hadassah help desk - tel: 76645 (02-6776645)
- information on %ra eligibility, pin codes and proxy setup.
- technical support and access problems

Wireless connection to the Internet

In the library, staff and students can connect using HUJI-guest network, which provides internet access to free sites only.

In order to access to electronic resources, username and password (username%ra) are required:

Accessing personal files

Web access to your personal H drive can be via EKMD Central, with your EKMD login.    

Computer Authority helpdesk - Ein Karem campus - contact through or mail      

September 17
What are the directions to the library?

The library is located in the Faculty of Medicine building of Hadassah Ein Kerem campus.
From Tel Aviv, leave Road 1 at the Harel Interchange and travel in the direction of Ein Kerem.
Along the way, there are signs indicating the hospital on road 3965
Eitan intersection – take left to Ein Kerem on road 396.
Kerem Intersection—take right on road 386.
After about half a kilometer, take left turn to Hadassah Hospital on road 396.

Guest Parking is available in the lower car park.
Internal buses run frequently to the Faculty of Medicine from bus stops located near the parking lots.


Directions in Ein Kerem Campus


August 19
Where do I save the work I do?

You can save your work onto your USB memory stick or on your H drive (Home Directory).
The material saved in the H drive, can be accessed from home. Connect to HomeDir, choose the Ein-Karem campus, click the Connect button, enter the username and password you use userrname@ekmd. Please read the instructions.


August 18
Which computers can I use?

The library has 80 public computers for use by authorized staff and students, located on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors of the library.
Four group study rooms on the 1st floor and 3rd floors have large 47" LCD wall monitors.
On the 2nd floor there are 8 group study rooms with large LCD wall monitors and 1 group study room with a projector.


A scanning workstation is available in the central reading hall on the 1st floor.



A computer kiosk is available on the 1st floor for quick reference or printing


Note: Using the library computers requires an EKMD account.

August 17
How to access my mail/account?
August 17
How can I locate information on a subject?

  • To search articles in Pubmed, use the quick search in the library home page, and search for button.
    Press the button, and enter the relevant details in the new opened sfx window.
    You can also search for articles on the databases the Library is subscribed for.

    If full text isn't available,
    check for a print version in the Aleph library catalog
    order the article from the InterLibrary Loan.
  • Requests for librarian-mediated searches can be made at the reference office on the first floor. Requests can be made at the circulation desk whenever a reference librarian is unavailable.

    The reference librarians can be consulted by telephone (675-8223, 88223, 675-8795, 88795). After 15:00, call 675-8535, 88535, 675-8791 or 88791.
    Formal group instruction in the use of library resources and database searching is available by appointment. Appointments can be made with Drora​, in the Reference Office, on the first floor of the library (telephone 675-8795 or 88795;


August 17
I already have the bibliographic citation. How to locate the article?

Use PubMed single citation Matcher left link


SFX Citation Linker for an article within library collection


August 17
Where can I print or scan?

Printing facilities are available via credit card or copy card on the 1st and 2nd floors.
Photocopy cards also purchasable by Self service box.
A scanner is located in the 1st floor reading room.




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