Welcome to the ACT Network

Request Account

Request access to the ACT Network.

Go to Terms of Access below

Manage Topics

Prior to running your first query — and anytime your research focus changes — create a new Query Topic.

SHRINE Data Steward *

Query the Network

Conduct research queries.

SHRINE Webclient * 

* Access is available only over secure USC networks.  “Guest” networks are not supported.  If you are not on a supported network, the links above will not work.

Supported Networks Not Supported
Keck Ethernet Keck-guest (wireless)
Keck VPN eduroam (secure guest wireless)
USC Ethernet USC Guest Wireless
USC Secure Wireless  


Info for New Users; Terms of Access

  • To be eligible to access the ACT Network, an individual must have:
    • an active USC NetID (or iVIP account)
    • a valid HIPAA certification
    • a current Human Subjects Research certification, and
    • an account in USC's IRB iStar system (accessed via USC NetID or iVIP)
  • Our ACT Operations Coordinator provides user accounts to eligible persons.  To obtain an ACT account, please fill out the Access Request Form at ACT:  www.actnetwork.us/SCCTSI/register-form-nonlightbox-144KH-1376S2.html.  Our Operations Coordinator may contact you for further information.
  • When logging in to the system, all users are asked to affirm that they understand and will abide by the ACT Network Terms of Query Access and the Keck Data Usage Policy.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.