This page is designed to assist you in managing your AccessScience subscription.
Quick Links: Usage Statistics and Account Information | Site Accessibility | Promoting AccessScience at Your Institution | User Guides | Videos | Training | Frequently Asked Questions | Conferences and Events
With the impact of COVID-19, learn how AccessScience can help faculty and students with distance learning, including remote access instructions. AccessScience is also supporting the online educational community by opening up access to core STEM articles.
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Your Subscriber Services Portal (SAMS Sigma) provides access to important tools for managing your institution’s AccessScience subscription. Using your administrative log-in credentials*, enter the Portal to view usage statistics, update your contact information, review your access mechanisms, and customize the site with your institution’s logo and URL. Once you log in, click on the drop-down menu in the upper right hand corner of the screen to select the name of your institution.
*NOTE: the first time you use SAMS Sigma, you will need to enter "McGraw-Hill Education" in the publisher field. Thereafter, you only need to enter your log-in credentials.
COUNTER 5 is now available for AccessScience! Click here for more information on COUNTER 5 changes and available reports.
If you need a reminder of your administrative log-in credentials, or if you have any questions about your usage statistics, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AccessScience site has been evaluated for accessibility and meets WCAG 2.0 Level AA. Please see https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ for more information about what this conformance entails.
Actively promoting AccessScience to your user community is essential to maintaining high usage and maximizing the value of your subscription. Available here are the AccessScience brochure in PDF format, as well as the AccessScience search widget. Other materials, including posters, bookmarks, and flyers, can be requested via email from our Marketing Department at email@example.com.
- Click on the thumbnail below to download the brochure as a PDF file. Then, print a copy of the file and leave it around your library to drive awareness of your subscription.
- Embed the AccessScience search widget in your LibGuide and/or library's web pages. Patrons will then be able to search AccessScience from those pages.
Many subscribing institutions display AccessScience logos on their website for the purpose of advertising their subscription and also linking it directly to the site. Administrators may use the logo below for these and other promotional purposes. The logo may be resized as long as its proportions are kept constant.
View the Quick Start Guide for a brief overview of the content and features available on AccessScience, or use the AccessScience User Guide for more detail on navigating the site, content types, personal account features, and resources for faculty and administrators.
Explore the AccessScience LibGuide for more on using and promoting the site, and copy content from this guide into your own research guides.
View our brief videos for an overview of how to navigate the site and specific tips for students and faculty to get the most value out of using AccessScience.
Navigating the Site & Using Content
Tips for Students
Tips for Faculty
Please join one of our webinars where we will show you how to navigate AccessScience and the content and resources that are available to you. You must register for a session by clicking on the event below and filling out the form.
AccessScience Presents: The Physics of Music
Join us on Friday, April 16th at 1:00 PM EST for a special webinar featuring guest speaker Dr. Andy Piacsek, Associate Professor of Physics at Central Washington University (and AccessScience author!) See more information and register here
AccessScience Presents: Lessons Learned from the 1918 Influenza and COVID-19 Pandemics
Join us on Thursday, April 22nd at 11:00 AM EST for a special webinar featuring guest speaker Dr. Teri Shors, Professor of Biology and Microbiology at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (and AccessScience author!) See more information and register here
AccessScience Site Overview Webinars:
AccessScience Site Overview Webinar on Friday, May 7th at 12:00 PM EST (Registration link upcoming)
All registrants will receive a recording of the webinar whether or not you can attend, and you can also view a recording of a recent webinars at the links below.
If you have individuals interested in a training session, and our schedule does not accommodate yours, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to schedule a session at a time that’s convenient for you.
Our help page provides answers to many frequently asked questions regarding AccessScience. If you can’t find an answer to your question, then please contact us, and we will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.
We will be at the conferences and events listed below. Please plan to stop by the McGraw-Hill booth to learn more about AccessScience, as well as our other latest products and offerings. To arrange an appointment at a conference, please contact email@example.com.
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