This guide is designed for the Cone Health Spiritual Care and Counseling Program.  It links relevant resources, tutorials, and other information to improve the end-user experience.

Click HERE to report any issues or problems or to suggest added content for this guide to the Medical Library.

Medical Library Discovery Service

What is Discovery? 

Discovery provides an easy, powerful platform to search multiple resources at once.  

Search PubMed, CINAHL, Science Direct, and Health Business Elite, as well as a biomedical index of more than 9,000 journals, books, proceedings, and more. ALL AT THE SAME TIME.

Find a wide range of peer-reviewed and scholarly content, including systematic reviews on relevant medical topics. 

How to use Discovery.

Connect to the Medical Library's online portal.

Enter your keywords, article title, or other known information into the box and click on Search.

Review the results for records of interest.

Don't forget to apply limiters to improve the precision of your search. There are lots to choose from, so expand and review each section.

Getting the Full-text Article

Click to get the full text if PDF or HTML Full Text is indicated.

Click on Request Article to get a pre-populated form with the citation information.  Just add in your contact info and submit.  The Medical Libary will get a copy and send it to you.



Click on Get Full Text to connect directly to the publisher's site for the full text or, in the example below, a record with a link to the full-text PDF.

If, for any reason, there is an issue with accessing the full-text article, click on Report a Broken Link.  Just add your contact information to the pre-populated form with the article's citation information, and the library will a) investigate the issue and b) send you a copy of the full-text article.



Connecting to PubMed

  1. Ensure you use our unique URL: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?otool=ncmoseslib  Note, all links from the Library's page use it.

Getting Full Text from PubMed.

  1. On the Results page, change the Display options mode from Summary to Abstract.
  2. You will then see the Cone Health icon on every record.  
  3. You may also see other icons.  All of these shown here will lead to the full-text article.
  4. Or you may see icons that do not indicate "free", such as these.
  5. ALWAYS click on the Cone Health icon.  (The other icons will lead to a publisher's site requiring payment to purchase access to the article.)
  6. You will be taken directly to the full-text article if we can access it.  Or you will get this page where you click on Request Article.
  7. Complete the pre-populated form with your contact information and click on Submit. The Cone Health Medical Libray will get a copy of the full-text article and send it to you.


The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

Professional Websites for Resources, Research and Education
Key Journals

Presentation on March 19th with speaker notes.  DOWNLOAD