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Before requesting an ILL - InterLibrary Loan

Check LibCat to see if the book you need is available in hard copy in the UH System. If it is at another library in the UH system, use LibCat catalog to request it. Check Journals by Title to see if the journal issue is available electronically through one of our databases.

Article Requests from journals not accessible through current subscriptions use ILLiad (system for requesting full-text journal article, chapters and books).

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For a full list of databases available through University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo see Alphabetical List of Databases

  • American Medical Association Journals
    (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Full-text access to JAMA and select other AMA journals. JAMA Network
  • CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO) (Licensed for UH Hilo only; limit of 12 simultaneous users) Indexing and abstracts for over 1,700 current nursing and allied health journals and publications, with full text for more than 610 titles. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.
  • Cochrane Library
    Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. The Cochrane Library includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers, and a federated search feature that incorporates results from external databases.
  • MEDLINE (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    The National Library of Medicine's database of citations and abstracts (not full-text) from 5,400 biomedical journals published in the U.S. and worldwide. Coverage extends back to 1948.
  • PubMed (Free access for all users)
    More than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MedLine, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • ScienceDirect (UH Hilo access)
    See new list of full-text journal titles provided. Comprehensive collection of journal content in the sciences.
  • SciFinder (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Individual account required, see Info. Desk to register. Access limited to 4 simultaneous users. A research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
  • Wiley Online Library
    (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Current subscription access to several core titles. Backfile access through 2012 for other titles. Check "Find a Journal Title" for specific titles and coverage dates.

Frequently Used Journals

  • JAMA - The Journal of the American Medical Association
  • NEJM - New England Journal of Medicine Full text available through Highwire Press Journals
  • Lancet
  • Lancet Infectious Diseases Coverage is international in scope and extends to all aspects of human health.
  • American Chemical Society (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)_ Full-text research journals in the chemical and related sciences. Official publications of the American Chemical Society.
  • Clin-Alert (CLA) Clin-Alerts primary focus is drug-drug interactions, but it also features food-drug interactions, medication errors and dietary supplements.

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