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Health Management & Informatics Research (HMA/HMI): Finding Full Text

Resources for health informatics research

Getting Articles & Books


Free to you

  •  Articles subscribed to by the MU Libraries – look for PDFs, HTML full text, or the FindIt@MU  button when searching CINAHL, MEDLINE, Scopus, Google Scholar, etc.
  • Articles requested through interlibrary loan (ILL) – if the MU Libraries do not have online access to an article you can request it for free.  Delivery is by campus email and takes 1- 2 business days.

 Charged to you

  •  Photocopying print articles yourself costs $0.07 per page (per side).  

  Getting Books - for folks outside of Columbia

If you live in Columbia (or within driving distance) and come to the library on occasion, when requesting books from other campuses, just select MU, Health Sciences Library for the delivery site.  The book(s) will be sent to the health sciences library where you can pick them up.

  •   You can request books through interlibrary loan for free. Chapters are treated like articles (i.e. scanned and sent online).
  •   Use the MERLIN catalog to find a book & select the title:

1.    select Request

2.    log in with your username

3.    select MU, Health Sciences Library in the pull down menu

4.   Put “Distance Student, Class #, Please Mail” followed by your address in the text box underneath the section titled "Any Special Instructions"

5.   Delivery takes 2-3 weeks depending upon from where it ships.

   1.  Click the Request link located in the record

   2.  To log in, select "Your campus email username" & click continue

   3.  Enter your username/campus email username

   4.  Select MERLIN as your Pickup Cluster

   5.  Pickup Location: Select the college closest to you AND its cluster name

   6.  Click Submit

   7.  Delivery takes 5-6 days depending upon from where it ships.