Loansome Doc via PubMed

PubMed is a free resource from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). PubMed comprises millions of citations for biomedical literature

The Loansome Doc feature of PubMed can be used to order articles during a search session. In order to request articles from Loansome Doc, users must first register with the Scientific Library. Registration forms are available here (PDF-56KB), at the Library, or by calling x1682. Once the form has been completed, submit it to the Library to receive more information about getting started with Loansome Doc.

This service of the Scientific Library is only offered to National Cancer Institute at Frederick (NCI at F) staff and affiliated contractors/employees.

Instructions for using Loansome Doc:

  • Register (PDF-56KB) with the Scientific Library to obtain the Library Ordering ID.
  • Perform a literature search using PubMed.
  • Check the boxes to the left of the articles you want to order.
  • Click the Send To: drop down box near the top of the page and select Order.
  • If you are a current Loansome Doc user, enter your Email Address and Password. Then, click Login.
  • If you have never used Loansome Doc, click on Sign up! to register. Complete the online registration. When finished, use the newly created account to login.
  • Review your requests, print a copy for your records, make changes as necessary, then click Send Order.

For more detailed information, a Loansome Doc Fact Sheet is available at: