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How can UMCG-staff request articles or books?

You can place your request in SmartCat via the button: Request from another library. You do not have to fill in anything.

How does it work exactly?

Request articles

Request books

Rates

Frequently Asked Questions


Articles:


1.   Go to PubMed (or one of our other databases)
If you open PubMed via the website of the Central Medical Library
www.rug.nl/cmb , you will see the red Get it! button under each article.

Get it

2.   Click 'Get it!'
Did you find an article? Click the Get it! button to check if the full-text is included in our collection.

Request

3.   Click ‘ Request from another library’
If the article is not available, click the button ‘Request from another library’ to request the article from another library.

4.  Sign in
Please sign in in with your UMCG account (UMCG e-mail address and corresponding password)

log in

5. Check the request form....

  • Please make sure to select 'Copy' for requesting an article or chapter
  • Are you requesting for the first time? Please enter the number of your UMCG card (backside) in the Patron Barcode field

    .... and click Submit Request


Can't find the article in PubMed? Then complete the form below. We will check if we can request the article for you.



Books:

1.   Find the book in our catalogue SmartCat

Request from another library

2.   Click on 'Request from another library'
Please note that this button only appears when the book is not available at the CMB or UB.

3.  Sign in
UMCG staff may log in with their UMCG account (UMCG e-mail address and corresponding password)

Sign in

4. Check the request form....

  • Please make sure to select 'Loan' for requesting a book
  • Are you requesting for the first time? Please enter the number of your UMCG card (backside) in the Patron Barcode field
  • Indicate whether you would like to collect your book from the CMB, the UB City Centre or the UB Zernike.

    .... and click Submit Request



Can't find the book in SmartCat? Then complete the form below. We will check if we can request the book for you.

Rates

Request in the Netherlands

Request from abroad

UG students

Free

Book: € 6
Article: € 0.60 per copy, with a minimum of € 6

UMCG & UG staff and PhD students

Free

Free

Other borrowers

Book: € 13

Article: € 6.50

Book: at full cost price, with a minimum of € 26.50


Article: €1.20 per page, with a minimum of € 26.50

The new procedure will be evaluated in mid-2019. Your ongoing requests will be handled as usual.

Frequently asked questions

I can't find the article
Sometimes an article can't be found in PubMed. Then you can fill out this form. We will check if we can request the publication for you.

I am using Google Scholar and want to check whether a certain article is included in our collection
Activate Get it! Go to Google Scholars menu > Settings > Library Links, and select: University of Groningen Library – Get It!

Questions?

Contact us via email cmb@umcg.nl or by phone at 361 6200.

Last modified:27 March 2019 4.28 p.m.
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