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About UpToDate

UpToDate is a point-of-care resource for health information. The content is written, reviewed, and updated by expert physicians and provide specific recommendations for patient care. This is available to all Goshen College community members with a current GC login.

Click here to get to UpToDate

To access UpToDate from our website:

  1. Go to
  2. Under "A-Z List of Databases", select UpToDate

Are you renewing your UpToDate subscription? Go to these instructions.

Getting Started

New User Registration

In UpToDate you will be prompted to register for a account. The registration is free, and allows you to track your searches across devices. To register:

  1. Go to UpToDate via the Good Library website. You will be prompted to sign-in with your GC username and password. Once you have successfully signed-in, click on the Register Now button in the middle of the screen.
    Log in screen for UpToDate
  2. If you see a certificate error, please click “Continue to this website (not recommended).”
  3. Fill out the registration form.
    User registration page for UpToDate
  4. Once you’ve created an account, log in with your created username and password.

Mobile App

The UpToDate mobile apps allow you to easily access UpToDate through your smartphone or tablet. Features include:

  • Full UpToDate clinical content
  • Optimized mobile interfaces
  • Persistent login
  • Search in Your Own Language
  • Mobile-optimized calculators
  • CME accrued/CME tracker

To install the UpToDate app:

  1. Access UpToDate from the Good Library and set up an UpToDate account (see instructions above)
  2. Download the UpToDate app
    App Store UpToDate for AndroidUpToDate for Kindle
    • Go to the App Store or Google Play Store
    • Search for "UpToDate"
    • Select and download the app (usually the first option)
  3. Set up the UpToDate app
    • Open the app
    • Log in using your UpToDate credentials
    • Accept the license agreement
  4. Use the app

Landing page of the UpToDate app on iOS

UpToDate app article

Renewing Your UpToDate Subscription

Renew Your Subscription

UptoDate may occasionally send you an email requesting that you verify your Goshen College affiliation.

The email may imply that you need to be on the GC network. Don't Panic. You do not need to be on campus. To verify your Goshen College identity, simply access the web version of UptoDate using the links provided by the library. As long as you can access a web browser from your phone you can do this from your mobile device.

  • Next, log into your personal account with UptoDate (it must be this specific link, not simply  If you use the links on this guide you may be automatically logged into your personal account.
  • Login to your account
  • If you see Goshen College, Click Log In / Register.
  • Login to your personal account

Highlighting account name on UpToDate page

If you see Goshen College User, Click Log In / Register.

Highlighting institutional login name on UpToDate page

After you log into your personal account from the website, the app should refresh itself immediately.

Please note: If you already have an existing account, do not register again, just login with your existing account. If you have forgotten your username or password, contact UpToDate support (800) 998 - 6374 OR Registering again will give you two accounts and this will most likely cause a problem.


Are you having trouble logging into the app, even though you followed the directions on this guide?  Try logging out and then logging in again. Try deleting the app and then logging in again.