Now that you have your NYSL card, how do you retrieve articles?

Not sure if you have a New York State Library card?  Click here and the NYSL will send you login information if you have already been sent a card.

I have a NYSL card!  How can I determine if the New York State Library can provide an article if the Health Sciences Library does not subscribe to the journal?

Here is an example abstract from PubMed:

Remember to start searching PubMed from the Health Sciences Library web site!

FIRST, click on the “Owned by Upstate?” icon in the upper right of the screen.

In other databases, look for the words only – “Owned by Upstate?”

If the Health Sciences Library does NOT provide access to the full article, you will see:

SECOND, click on the blue link:

If you see the screen below, the New York State Library can provide the article. 

Sign in and retrieve the full article!

If you see the screen below, the NYSL does NOT own the article.

If you see this screen for your article, please return to the Health Sciences Library holdings page (second image above) and click on the blue link to “Order from another library (ILL/ILLiad)”

QUESTIONS?  Call 464-4581 or email library@upstate.edu

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