When you click on the
icon in PubMed or the “NCIF Full Text Online” links in OneSearch, you will leave the database where you are searching and be directed to the full text provider's site. If the Library does not subscribe to the journal, or if it is not freely available, you may click the “Request via Interlibrary Loan” button (NCI-Frederick employees and contractors only) in PubMed. In OneSearch, the “Request Full Text” links will lead you to the “Request via Interlibrary Loan” button.
At the request form, enter your PIV card number and click the Submit button. The form should be pre-populated with your contact information and the article information. Confirm the information is correct and click the Send button to submit your request to Library staff. You should receive an email with your request information. A Library staff member will email you when your item is available.
If you encounter any issues, please
contact the Library
to report the problem.
Access to full text is determined by the terms of the subscription license or contract between the Scientific Library and/or NIH Library and the full text provider. The full text provider determines which years and issues are available on the Internet and the cost of accessing these issues.
If the Library does not have print or online access, we can always obtain a copy of the article for you at no charge from another library. Use our convenient online
Article/Book Request Form. Clicking on the NCI-Frederick FULL-TEXT icon in PubMed will direct you to a page where you may click the “Request via Interlibrary Loan button” (NCI-Frederick employees and contractors only) to submit a pre-populated form to Library staff.
For a complete and searchable list of the Scientific Library's full text online journals, check our
Online Journals page
If you have any questions or need to report a problem with the Library's full text service, please feel free to
The Scientific Library provides links to web-accessible resources directly from PubMed citations. You can use these icons to determine whether the NCI-F Scientific Library provides online full text access to a journal article or whether you need to request the article from the Library’s Interlibrary Loan service.
Access the Library’s icons for full text by connecting to PubMed using a special URL, unique to the Scientific Library:
We recommend that you add this unique URL to your favorites list.
There are three ways to see the Scientific Library's icons in PubMed.
When you enter PubMed through a "PubMed" link on the
, you will see the "NCI-Frederick FULL-TEXT" icons on all citations in your search results displayed in Abstract format.
You will see this icon
Click the icon to be directed to a page that will link to full text. If the Library does not subscribe to a title, you will see a “Request via Interlibrary Loan” button leading to the Library’s
Article/Book Request Form.
Search PubMed as usual. Then, select 'Abstract' from the Format dropdown menu. You will see the Scientific Library's icons. The icons appear on all citations, whether the Library subscribes to the journal or not. To see the icons, you MUST enter PubMed using one of the Library's three methods listed above.
Full text journal articles are available directly through the Library’s icons, if the Scientific Library has access to that electronic journal through a licensing agreement or subscription with the publisher.
You can also find links to free full text in PubMed.
Some publishers provide PubMed with links to their journal articles through these icons. In some cases, the full text is free. In other cases, access requires a subscription, or the article may be available on a "pay-for-view" basis using a credit card.
For best results, always click on the NCI-Frederick FULL-TEXT icon to access the full text or the Library’s Article/Book Request Form, or you can look for a free full text icon.
If you have any questions or need to report a problem with PubMed's LinkOut service, please feel free to
contact the Scientific Library..