Alumni

According to the Augusta University's Office of Institutional Research, sixty-five percent of Augusta University living alumni reside in Georgia. Augusta University Alumni are encouraged to use the following resources to meet their health information needs.

The Library Information Center (706-721-3441) can refer alumni to specific assistance with many of the Library's resources and services. Augusta University graduates wishing to conduct research in the Library have access to many of the Greenblatt Library's resources.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

The National Library of Medicine has resources for the health professional and the public.

  • Health databases such as MEDLINE

  • Human genome information

  • Environmental health and toxicology databases

  • Bibliographies on current medical topics

  • MedlinePlus consumer health site


Search NLM databases - PubMed MEDLINE, NLM Gateway, SIS
  • PubMed MEDLINE provides access to the National Library of Medicine's free MEDLINE database containing over 15 million medical literature

  • NLM Gateway allows searching of multiple databases including MEDLINE, clinical trials, organizational directory (DIRLINE), toxicology information (TOXLINE), genetic home reference and hazardous substances data.

  • SIS (Specialized Information Services) covers some of the NLM Gateway databases along with other databases in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, and HIV/AIDS.


Interlibrary Loan from NLM's Loansome Doc
  • Loansome Doc fee-based document delivery service for medical journal literature located in MEDLINE ordered through the Medical College of Georgia's Interlibrary Loan department.

  • Contact the library's Interlibrary Loan service (706-721-6374) to establish a Loansome Doc account this account allows the order of full-text documents from PubMed MEDLINE search results.

  • Consult the Interlibrary Loan schedule for Loansome Doc service fees.


GALILEO
  • GALILEO (GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online) Georgia's web-based virtual library, with access to licensed products such as MEDLINE, CINAHL (nursing and allied health medical literature), consumer health, and patient handout resources. All public library patrons in Georgia have access to health-related databases in GALILEO and can request a password from their public library to access the databases from home or practice setting.


GALILEO licensed resources include:

  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text (nursing and allied health literature)

  • Health Source: Nursing / Academic (nursing and allied health literature)

  • Health Source: Consumer (consumer literature)

  • Alt HealthWatch (complementary and alternative medicine literature)

  • WorldCat: list of books and journals at over 9,000 libraries world-wide


Some useful links in GALILEO to other non-licensed resources:

  • Merck Manuals

    • Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

    • Merck Manual of Geriatrics

    • Merck Veterinary Manual

  • MedlinePlus (consumer health site of the National Library of Medicine)

    • patient handouts for disease conditions and drug information

    • medical dictionary

    • interactive tutorials for medical procedures

    • Spanish-language content

Find Books and Media

GIL-Find@Augusta University is the online catalog for books, media, and print journals at the Greenblatt Library.

Librarians are available to assist alumni in locating library material beyond the Greenblatt Library collections.

Find Information on the Web

The Library selects and maintains links to high-quality websites at Web Links (partial list below):


Greenblatt Library Special Collections
  • The Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library Historical Collections & Archives - contains the 19th century library, the Landmarks in Modern Medicine collection, several museum items and artifacts, the Greenblatt Archive, and a variety of Medical College of Georgia institutional publications

  • Contact Historical Collections & Archives (706-721-3444) for assistance with historical or University archives.

Printing & Photocopying @ Greenblatt Library

  • Public-access computer printing: $0.10 per page

  • Self-service photocopying: $0.15 per page

  • Payment for printing and photocopying:

    • cash (nickels, dimes, quarters, or dollar bills)
PINES
  • PINES - (Public Information Network for Electronic Services) is the lending network for 249 public libraries in 123 counties. All Georgians can use the PINES network to borrow books delivered free to their PINES public library.

  • Contact a PINES public library to obtain access to books from a public library network of 249 libraries in Georgia. A searchable PINES map and pdf PINES map will help locate the nearest participating PINES library. Use the PINES online catalog to locate books that can be delivered to your home public library free of charge.


For more information on Alumni Services at Augusta University, please see the
Augusta University Alumni Affairs website.