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Document Delivery

This service is free to you as a MUSM preceptor!

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) expands accessibility to education and research materials not owned by the Skelton Medical Libraries, such as journal articles, books, book chapters, and beyond. This service is limited to MUSM affiliates and requests directly supporting the MUSM mission. Simply submit your request via Clio after initial account registration OR email as a list to containing publication information, recipient contact information, and desired delivery route.

Please note, fulfillment is at the discretion of the Libraries and dependent on lending library availability. Furthermore, the Libraries abide by all provisions of the copyright law of the United States and reserve the right to refuse any request believed to be in violation of that law.

For any questions, email or call directly at 478-301-4056 (Macon) or 912-721-8230 (Savannah).

Resources by Subject

Resources by Subject are guides created by librarians to assist you with your research. These guides will direct you to article databases, e-books, e-journals, web sites, mobile apps, tutorials, and other resources you may find useful.

Reference Question/Literature Search

We can provide answers to reference questions using standard sources such as dictionaries, textbooks and drug compendia. We can perform a search of PubMed (or other relevant databases) to identify relevant information on your topic. Just ask us! This service is free to you as a Mercer University School of Medicine preceptor.

Electronic Resources

Go to the Mercer University School of Medicine Libraries Webpage.

When you see a Mercer Univeristy School of Medicine Authentication page, select the "Preceptor" option and log in using your Mercer account username and password.

As of January 1, 2024, you'll need an individual username and password. If you don't already have a Mercer account with an individual username and password, please fill out this form and email/return it to Anna Krampl or a MUSM Campus Librarian

Faculty Guide to MUSM Libraries

The Faculty Guide includes links to: Canvas, Research Compliance/Institutional Review Board requirements, library instruction, a form to recommend items for purchase, publications by MUSM authors, identifying scholarly publications, open access publishing, open access/hybrid journals with APC covered through Mercer University, measuring your research impact, creating persistent/durable links to library resources, citation management tools, and copyright.

Accessible free to you as a Mercer University School of Medicine preceptor with your Mercer username and password:

eBooks Over 334,000 Textbooks
eJournals Over 17,000 Journals
PubMed PubMed (with link resolver to retrieve full text)
Databases Over 140 Databases

Mobile Apps available free to you as a Mercer University School of Medicine preceptor include:

DynaMedex DynaMedex ($395.00 value)

Combines the clinical expertise and curated disease content of DynaMed with the comprehensive drug information of Micromedex. This integration allows faculty, staff and learners to access evidence-based recommendations and drug dosing, interaction, and IV compatibility information in one tool.

DynaMedex Tutorial

To get a personal account that will allow you to access DynaMedex from anywhere and to access the DynaMedex app:

1. Click on the small circle in the upper right hand corner

2. Click on “Create Account” and type in your info. Once your account is created, for DynaMedex to find your personal account and affiliate it with Mercer, you may need to sign out.

3. To sign in to your personal account, click the small circle in the upper right hand corner and select "Sign In"

Once you’ve created your Personal User Account, download the mobile app to use DynaMedex on the go! Make sure you download the DynaMedex app.. You can use either Google Play or the Apple App Store to download the app.

1. Sign in with your Personal User Account.

2. Tap ‘Sign In’ and enter your personal account credentials, then tap the ‘Sign In’ button.

3. After you log in, you are prompted to install via one of the following options:
  • Online Only: Use the app only while connected to the internet.
  • Partial Install: Store text and image thumbnails on your device. Full images are available when you are connected to the internet. This option helps you save space on your device.
  • Full Install: Store all DynaMed content on your device. You do not need to be connected to the internet to access content on the app.
4. Your Personal Account credentials will authenticate the mobile app for 3 months, after which you will be prompted to reenter your account credentials.
VisualDX VisualDX + DermExpert ($399.00 value)

Designed to assist medical professionals in diagnosing visually identifiable diseases, VisualDX presents multiple images of each disease, showing how each might look at different stages and in people of different ages and races.
DownLoad the VisualDX app:
  1. Follow this VisualDX link and click Get the Mobile App" (center of VisualDx homepage).
  2. Create your personal username and password as instructed. You will receive an email from Logical Images.
  3. Once you have a username and password, you can download the free VisualDx Mobile app on your mobile device from the iTunes Store.
  4. Launch the VisualDx app from your device and sign in using the username and password you created.

To use DermExpert, from the VisualDX app:

  1. Select the camera or dermatology icon to start.
  2. Take a photo of the patient's skin lesion
  3. Confirm or edit the DermExpert photo analysis.
  4. Enter additional findings into the workup.
  5. See the differential diagnosis results.
  6. Vew clinical information and diagnosis images.
ClinicalKey ClinicalKey ($28,752.00 value)

Provides access to over 1,000 eBooks, 600 eJournals, the First Consult point of care database, over 1 million images, and 3,000+ videos from Procedures Consult.

1. Follow this ClinicalKey link and click on "Register" in the top right hand corner.
2. Complete the registration form.
3. On your mobile device, download the ClinicalKey app and log in with your ClinicalKey username and password that you created when you registered.

AccessMedicine AccessMedicine ($995.00 value)

90 electronic textbooks and reference books including: Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine; Hurst’s the Heart; Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Diseases; the Lange series in the basic medical and clinical sciences; and color atlases of cardiology, dermatology, microbiology, hematology, endoscopy and others.
1. To register your device: Create an account by following this AccessMedicine link to their website.
2. Click the down arrow next to the Mercer University box in the right hand upper corner.
3. Then "Login or Create a Free Personal Account"
4. A popup window will appear. Select "Don't have a MyAccess account?" and fill in the requested information and select "Create Account"
5. On your mobile device go to the App/Google Play store and download AccessMedicine. Log in and content should download.
NOTE: You must authenticate your account online every 90 days.

Renewing your subscription: You must log in to the AccessMedicine website with your username and password every 90 days to authenticate your subscription.

Micromedex Micromedex ($695.00 value)

Includes drug interactions, drug identification, IV compatability, tox & drug product lookup, drug comparison, Red Book Online, calculators, and CareNotes in 15 languages.

1. Follow this Micromedex link and then select "Mircomedex" and then "Mobile Application Access" located in the top right hand corner.

Read QXMD Read by QxMD
This App for Read by QxMD provides a single place to keep up with new medical & scientific research, read topic reviews and search PubMed. Select from topic areas or over 6,300 journals. Add keywords to follow. Save article PDFs to read offline. Articles can be annotated and highlighted. Share articles with colleagues over email, Twitter and Facebook.  
To configure it to find the libraries subscribed content:
1. Once the app has been downloaded from the app store, select the "gear" icon (Settings)
2. Choose Institutional Access and select Mercer University School of Medicine as your institution.
3. Select “Automatic Login Using Open Athens Login”
4. Enter your Mercer username and password.
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