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WRNMMC Book Request

Patrons affiliated with WRNMMC may email the DML interlibrary loan specialist, Clinton Coates, or call him at 301-400-3042 for book requests.

WRNMMC Print Article Request

Do you need a scan of an article in one of our print journals? Patrons affiliated with WRNMMC may email the DML library technician team.

Access Issue: Interlibrary Loan Link

The "Request via Interlibrary Loan" Button currently isn't working in the Chrome browser. We recommend using Firefox if you have it. You can also use Internet Explorer, but if you're on a DOD computer, it's likely that you'll be prompted to allow the link to open an email.

Please note that you need to have an email program open for the link to work, as the link generates your request to us via email.

WRNMMC Article Request

Who can use the DML's Interlibrary Loan Service?
Patrons affiliated with WRNMMC may request medical articles and books that are not available via the DML's collection.

How can I submit an interlibrary loan request?

  • Use the "Ask the DML" link to the right!
  • Email the DML interlibrary loan specialist, Clinton Coates, or call him at 301-400-3042.
  • Email our team of Library Technicians.

Status of Loansome Doc

On July 1, 2019, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) retired the Loansome Doc system. The system closed due to a continued decrease in use that peaked in 2002.

PubMed remains your key source for indexed, peer-reviewed literature. Copies of many articles are available for free, others for purchase, see "How to Get the Journal Article."

In addition to PubMed, the following resources offer access to journal articles:

PubMed Central (Over 5.1 million articles available.)
Google Scholar
Publishers’ websites
Online free article services and collaborations
If you're working or credentialed at Walter Reed NMMC, the Darnall Medical Library can help!

For more information, see the NIH Public Access Policy and other open access initiatives.

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