Loansome Doc for Unaffiliated Users

Loansome Doc is the document ordering feature of the PubMed database from the National Library of Medicine. Loansome Doc allows you to order copies of articles found in your PubMed/MEDLINE search. The Biomedical Libraries offers Loansome Doc service to unaffiliated users in the New England states only.  We do not supply books for unaffiliated users.

 Please contact the Biomedical Libraries Document Delivery Department before you sign up for Loansome Doc. The charge for a copy of an article held at the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries is $15.00. If Dartmouth does not own the resource, it is $25.00 for the request to be processed through Interlibrary Loan.  We will bill monthly for the articles that we deliver.  Cash or check is accepted.

Faculty, students, and staff of Dartmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine, and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center/Lebanon, and personnel of the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital are not charged.  See Loansome Doc for affilated users.

Please click here to register with Loansome Doc. When completing the registration form, enter "NHUDAR" for Dartmouth's Library Identifier. (LIBID). You do not need to enter additional LIBID's.

Choose one of the delivery methods, such as e-mail (pdf), on the form under "Delivery Information." If you wish to pick-up your documents at the Dana Biomedical Library or the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library, please specifiy the library in the "Comments" section.

Contact Us
For more information or to set up an account, e-mail or contact Document Delivery at (603) 646-8629.


The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the taking of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other. reproduction One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or other reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.