To access full-text journal articles, make sure to access PubMed from the library's homepage.
In PubMed, look for the crimson FIND IT@USC button to download or locate the full-text article.
Articles that are not available through the library can be requested through Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery (IDD)
All University of Southern California University Park Campus (UPC) and Health Sciences Campus (HSC) faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students currently employed and registered with the University are eligible to request material through IDD.
IDD utilizes university authentication requiring that you use your USC Net ID and your USC email password to access the system.
If the item requested is not owned by USC Libraries:
The Norris Medical Library recommends adding LibKey Nomad to your browsers. This browser extension connects you to USC Libraries journal subscriptions directly from some databases and journals.
A green teardrop button will appear under at title in the search results page or in the bottom left hand of your screen when you have access to the full text of an item.
The following resources critically appraise journal articles.
Professional groups, non-profit organizations, and government agencies often develop guidelines and make them available freely on their websites. Search or browse groups like the World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Veterans Health Administration, or U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Use Google to find additional groups focused on your specialty.
National Guideline Clearinghouse ceased in July 2018. There is no replacement product with the scope and depth of NGC. Use one or more of these sources to identify and access full-text guidelines.