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Loansome Doc Program

What is Loansome Doc?

Loansome Doc was developed by the National Library of Medicine and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) as a document ordering service. PubMed users can order journal articles from local or regional libraries via the Loansome Doc program.

The Alumni Medical Library offers Loansome Doc service to individuals not affiliated with the Boston University Medical Center. Service is provided Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.


The fee for Loansome Doc service is $16 per article. A rush fax service is available for an additional $10 per article.

An account, requiring a deposit of $300, may be established with the Alumni Medical Library. When the account falls below $50, you will be notified that a deposit is required to replenish the account. There will be no billing for articles.

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For more information on Loansome Doc, contact Konstantin Starikov at (617) 358-2349, or