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Accessing articles: Quick Links

Accessing articles from the library homepage

Search the library collection

  • Go to the library homepage
    • Select your hospital
    • Select 'Articles'
  • Enter the title of the article
  • The results page will link to the article and journal if we have access. 
    • search results will open in a new tab. If results don’t appear check your browser isn’t blocking pop-ups
    • if we do not have access you will get an option to request the article. We will source it from another library.
    • watch this video for more information.

Accessing articles from PubMed & Google

Install LibKey Nomad browser extension for instant access.

  • Available for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Brave and Vivaldi
  • Instant full text access and PDF download of library subscription & open access articles
  • Works on many research oriented websites including PubMed, Publisher sites and others
  • Not available for mobile devices.



  • Navigate to 'extensions' in your browser - generally in toolbar >> Settings >> Extensions
  • Search 'LibKey Nomad'.
  • Install
  • Select Royal Melbourne Hospital/Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre/Royal Womens' Hospital (mental health staff use Royal Melbourne Hospital)
  • An icon will be placed on your toolbar. Details will vary with device and browser.

Accessing articles from Google Scholar

Turn on Library Links in Scholar

1. Go to Google Scholar
2. Locate the Settings tab (under this icon , top left of screen )
3. Look for Library links (top left of search screen)
4. Enter RMH, RWH & PMCC , then search. 
5. Select libraries you are eligible to use (you will need to login when offsite)
6. Save preferences

The 'Viewit@...' link in the results screen will connect you to the full text of the article.



Accessing articles from Medline/Embase/PsycInfo

  • When searching in any of these databases the 'Find It @' button to the right of each result will link you to the articles if possible.
  • If we do not have access you will get an option to request the article. We will source it from another library.