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Second Year Resources from CPM Library: FALL - Physical Assessment & Diagnosis

Physical Assessment & Diagnosis

Course Textbooks

  • E-BOOKS (if available) are noted.  If limited to 1-5 users at a time, PLEASE be considerate when done and close your browser so that others can access it.
  • Older editions of these titles may be available for three week or six week check-out depending on the edition. See the librarian for help.
  • For OFF-CAMPUS access to E-Books and other library resources, all links bring you to the Library's catalog.  Look for the "Connect to Resource" link.  (Click for more  information about the KSU Proxy).
  • To locate old editions or other books, e-books, journals, and databases, use the library catalog at KentLINK (

Kent State GlobalProtect VPN

Some of our library resources cannot be accessed from off-campus via KSU Proxy and need a connection to the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN in order to use them, so here are directions on how to download and connect to the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN. 

To download the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN on your computer: 

  1. Click on Kent State Software  . You will be asked to sign in using your Kent State University email address and Flashline password in order to get to the Kent State Software Catalog page.
  2. On the Kent State Software Catalog page, type VPN in the Search for Software Name, Description, or Version box and click the Search button. 
  3. You will get the result that has KSU VPN - Global Protect in the title.  Click the View Details button and follow the instructions provided in the KSU VPN - Global Protect version 5.2 box to download and to connect to the VPN. 

To connect to the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN once it is installed:

  1. Find the icon in the taskbar that looks like a globe and click on it. A box will appear on the screen. Click on the Connect button.
  2. A GlobalProtect Login screen will appear where you will be asked to sign in. You may also be asked to verify your sign in via your Microsoft Authenticator app or text message.

Please note: Not all of the library resources and databases can be accessed via the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN.  If you have trouble accessing other resources and databases, please disconnect the VPN first.  


If you have any problems or questions, please contact the CPM Library at, call 216-916-7505, or stop by.

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