Alumni Library


New Buttons in PubMed are Easier to Understand! 

Live starting 4/29-4/30/15.


New Button Used for  Old Button
  Check if you can read article immediately, OR
Request copy through ILLiad 
  Get copy of article immediately   
  Shows if Library owns journal in print on shelves
Request copy through ILLiad 


How to Get Articles in PubMed 


  1. Use the Library's custom link to PubMed to activate these icons
  2. Search PubMed for your topic
  3. Click the title of an article to check its availability
  4. Every article will show the GET ARTICLE button. 
    1. Click the button to see if you can read the article immediately.  Link to article displays if available.
    2. Request a copy of the article through ILLiad, if no link is available to the article.
  5. Some articles will show the READ NOW button.
    1. Click the button to go directly to the article.  This is faster than using GET ARTICLE.
  6. Some articles will show the ON SHELVES button.
    1. Order a copy of the article through ILLiad by clicking GET ARTICLE and the ILLiad link.