Find Books and Journals
A.R. Dykes Library provides access to many health sciences books and journals.
Using our Databases
To search for articles related to your topic, use one of our databases such as PubMed, CINAHL Complete, Embase, Google Scholar, PsycINFO, or Web of Science. You can view all our databases on our databases list. To learn more about using databases effectively, visit our Databases How-To Guide.
When searching our databases you should expect to see our Find It! buttons. Clicking these will take you to a new page with options to obtain the full text article, as shown below. You will need to authenticate using your myKUMC credentials if you are off campus.
If we have a subscription to the article you will see a link to Get Article.
The information button (ⓘ) reveals a link to the journal and the dates of coverage that Dykes Library has available.
Show more full-text options reveals additional ways to access this journal.
If there's something not working as expected, use the Report a Problem link on the bottom of this page.
If we don't have access to the article, you will see a link to Request this item from our interlibrary loan service.
This link will take you to the interlibrary loan log-in page and fill in the article details for you to facilitate a speedy interlibrary loan request. Fee information for this service is also available.
You will also see the option to Search the Catalog for this journal. This will open a new tab and will search our print collection for the journal title.
If you know the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) or the PMID (PubMed Identifier) then you can enter either of those numbers into the respective search box of the E-Journal Finder, as highlighted below.
You can test this out by entering a DOI or PMID in the box below.
Please contact us to ask a question if you need more help.
You may use the library catalog to search for specific journals. You can get started from here by typing in the title of a journal, or any keywords in the box below.
To narrow your result list to online items, select the checkbox in the top of the list of filters on the right side of the results page, as shown below. You can access these items by clicking on the link to "Click here for full text options." Note that in some cases, we will not have access to current issues of the journals listed.
You may use the library catalog to search for specific E-Books or browse our E-Book collection. You can get started from here by typing in the title of a book, or any keywords in the box below.
To narrow your result list to online items, select the checkbox in the top of the list of filters on the right side of the results page, as shown below. You can access these items by clicking on the link to "Connect to electronic text." You may also use the sort order options to view our newest e-books, for example.
Use our catalog to search for books, journals and other materials available through the A.R. Dykes Library (Kansas City), Clendening History of Medicine Library (Kansas City) and Farha Medical Library (Wichita).
Get started by typing the title of the print or electronic book or journal in the search box at http://library.kumc.edu. You can also search by Author, Subject, Call Number or ISBN/ISSN using the Advanced Search options. Click Find to view your results. You can filter by Library, as shown in the image below, and select other options on the right side to narrow your search by Collection, Format, Call Number, and more. You can always remove the filters by clicking in the yellow box.
The catalog will show if individual items are checked out or available, as in the case below. Contact library staff to place holds on items that are checked out and receive a notification when they are returned. View our policies on checking out materials for loan duration and overdue fee information.