1. How can I find the whole article?

We urge all Library users to access PubMed through the LRC LibLynx Okta chiclet. When searching PubMed, click on the article title. If it’s available in full text online, there will be an RMU: Full-text Options icon. Often a publisher link will be provided. Publishers will almost always ask for payment to access the article. YOU DO NOT NEED TO PAY FOR ARTICLES! Please send us an Interlibrary Loan request by sending the article citation to [email protected] and we will get it for you for free.

When ordering an article, send the entire citation including the PMID number if available.

The full text of an article or journal is not always available electronically. This is especially true of older articles pre-1980s. Contact us for availability. We are willing to purchase articles if necessary.
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2. What if I can’t find the article I need through RMUoHP’s databases?

If some of the journals you are seeking are not full-text online through RMUoHP’s subscriptions, the journal sites may have the full text with a charge per article for access. Please contact us before paying for an article. We can most likely obtain a copy for free.

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3. How do I request an article that I can’t find full-text?

Assuming you have checked all the usual resources (PubMed and its links to Ovid and EBSCO, your local university and/or hospital libraries, and Google and/or Google Scholar) request the article through RMUOHP.

  • PubMed: Click on Send to, then Choose Destination, then Email to [email protected].
  • EBSCO Databases: Click the Full Text Finder link and then Submit an Interlibrary Loan Request for this Item, fill out your personal information and click Submit.
  • Ovid: Click on Document Delivery, fill out your personal information and click Order.
  • ComDisDome: Click on Find a Copy, fill out your personal information, and click Send Request.
  • All other sources, email a complete and accurate citation, including the PMID (PubMed IDentifying number) or the UI (Unique Identifier) to [email protected].

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4. How can I effectively search for literature?

Literature searching is an art. It takes time and practice to learn good searching strategies. RMUoHP offers library training courses to all students. Please contact Karen at 385-375-8361 for assistance, as well as visiting the Training page on this website. Here are some useful pointers:

  • When using PubMed, first try the Automatic Term Mapping. Later, you may want to identify MeSH terms and use them to narrow in on your topic. Search for one term at a time, then combine searches in the Advanced section narrow your search.
  • Review the Training tab here.

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5. How much time should I allow for an article request or interlibrary loan?

Please expect between three to five business days. We are dependent on other libraries to fill your request. Requests may not be processed late at night, on weekends, or during holidays. We will keep you posted regarding the status of your requests.
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6. How do I suggest the Library purchase a book or other resource?

Send an email with all the necessary information (author, title, edition, publisher, ISBN) to [email protected].
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7. How do I look up books and resources available through the Learning Resource Center?

Click here for the LRC Library Catalog. You can also go to the Learning Resource Center’s main webpage or your LibLynx account.  Type your terms in the search box.
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8. How do I sign up for a MyNCBI account?

Check out this tutorial for instructions. Call Karen at 385.375.8361 or email [email protected].
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If you experience any difficulties please contact us.
Karen Newmeyer at 385-375-8361 or [email protected]
Monica Benavides at 385-375-8772 or [email protected]

Elizabeth Doman at 801-734-6820 or [email protected]

Send Interlibrary Loan requests to [email protected]. Please include as much information as possible with your requests.