- Before using Loansome Doc with the Hirsh Health Sciences Library
- Complete our Loansome Doc Registration Form.
- We will confirm receipt of your service agreement by email and supply our LIBID and authorization code, which PubMed requires on its registration form.
- Once registered with us
- Search PubMed.
- Check the box(es) by the citation(s) you want.
- Choose Order from the Send to dropdown menu (upper right of screen).
- When PubMed presents its Loansome Doc Ordering box
- Click Sign Up!
- Complete the registration form
- Intro - click on skip this step since you have already received our LIBID via email notification.
- Enter Library Identifier - Enter our LIBID where prompted, then click continue.
- Contact Lib. - Enter the authorization code we provided you, then enter our LIBID again, turn the radio button on for the category that best describes you, and click continue.
- Terms - review the terms listed. If you agree, check off the box at the bottom of the screen and then click accept.
- My Info
- Create Login - create a password of your choosing.
- My Info - enter your information.
- Ordering Preferences - choose either E-mail (PDF) or Mail as the Delivery Method, as we do not deliver via fax. Set the Max Cost per Articleno lower than $4 for Tufts-affiliated individuals and no lower than $15 for non-Tufts users.
- Verify - edit any fields that require changes and then click Complete Registration.
- Place Order
- Click Proceed to Delivery Options.
- Enter order details, read the copyright compliance documentation, check off the box to indicate this, and then click Continue.
- Click Send Order.
- For subsequent orders
- Follow Step 2 (above).
- Enter your email address and password.
- Follow Step 5 (above).
- We deliver articles as PDF email attachments.
- We do not:
- accept RUSH requests via Loansome Doc.
- deliver via fax/mail.
- Requests may be canceled prior to processing without incurring charges. Once articles have been scanned or sent from other libraries, charges will apply.
- We send invoices monthly.
- Invoices can be paid via credit card, Tufts Dept ID, or a check drawn from a US bank.
- We charge the following rates:
|Patron||Per article||Article over 50 pages|
|Tufts / Tufts Medical Center Faculty & Staff||$4||$8|
|Other Registered Users||$15||
Please call if you have any questions about:
- Registration & searching: Library Service Desk 617.636.6705
- Processing & billing: Document Delivery 617.636.3787
You may also contact us via:
- Fax: 617.636.4039
- E-mail: email@example.com