The TMC library Loansome Doc service allows you to electronically request articles via the PubMed (MEDliNE) database or the NLM Gateway. You must pre-register in order to use Loansome Doc. Only non-returnables (i.e., journal articles, book chapters or conference papers) can be requested through Loansome Doc.
|Customer Service Contact||Alisa Hemphill|
|Hours of Operation||8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday|
|Address||The TMC library PC/ILL Department
1133 John Freeman Blvd Houston, TX 77030
Non-Cardholders are welcome to use the Loansome Doc service. There are fees associated with Loansome Doc.
View the latest fee schedule. Rates, terms and conditions are subject to change by Library. At least thirty (30) days' notice will be given prior to the effective date of any changes.
Loansome Doc users will be invoiced for services rendered. Payment must be made within thirty (30) days of the date of the invoice.
Our standard turnaround time for Loansome Doc requests is 1-3 days. Rush delivery is available for an additional fee.
You can select from the following delivery methods:
The Photocopy/Interlibrary Loan Department at The TMC Library adheres to the required provisions of U.S. Copyright Law. Please carefully read the copyright statement on the Loansome Doc Registration Form. For more information on copyright, visit the U.S. Copyright Office or the Copyright Clearance Center websites.
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To order documents using PubMed:
For further information, see the NLM's fact sheet on Loansome Doc or contact us.