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A guide on how to sign up for UpToDate


 UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. 

UpToDate clinical decision support is as close as your smartphone, tablet, or computer. 

UpToDate Mobile App for your IOS, Android, or Windows devices. 

Signing Up as a TTUHSC Patron

All TTUHSC El Paso residents, students, faculty and staff have access through the library, please follow these steps in order to create your account.

  • Login to a TTUHSC Library desktop computer.
  • Go to the library's website,
  • Click on the "Databases A-Z" button on the left-hand side.
  • Search for UpToDate.
  • Once you are on the UpToDate website, click on Texas Tech Health Science Center El Paso User and choose "My Account" on the dropdown menu.
  • From there proceed to register and create your account, you must register using your TTUHSC e-mail.

Do You Already Have an UpToDate Account?

You may already have an UpToDate username and password through another organization or individual subscription.

  • Visit UpToDate within TTUHSC
  • Log in with your UpToDate user name and password from within your organization’s network.
  • This will merge your account automatically and you will retain all of your current CME/CE/CPD records.

Download the Mobile App

Once registered you can install the UpToDate Mobile App on up two devices.

  • On your smartphone or tablet, search for "UpToDate" in your app store and install the free app.
  • Open the UpToDate Mobile App upon completion of download.
  • Log in with your UpToDate username and password. You only need to do this once - the app remembers your username and password. 

The UpToDate Mobile App Offers:

  • Voice Search: Use your voice to conduct a search
  • Persistent Login: Log in once — the App saves your credentials
  • CME/CE/CPD: Earn and redeem credits anytime, anywhere
  • Drug Interactions: Analyze drug-drug, herb-drug, and herb-herb interactions
  • Bookmarks and Search History: Easily locate previously viewed topics


How to Keep Your Account Active

All TTUHSC patrons who have an active UpToDate account must re-activate it every 90 days. If you find that you are no longer able to log onto your app, try reactivating your account.

  • Visit a library branch, MEB, MSB II or AEC.
  • Login to a TTUHSC desktop computer.
  • Login to your UpToDate account in order to reactivate your account.
  • Repeat this process every 90 days.

Forgot username or password?

Click on "Need Help Logging in?" and follow the instructions described. 

UpToDate Tutorial

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