While searching databases, if you find articles you cannot access in full text, Saint Thomas Health's medical librarians can make arrangements to provide them to you.
We will let you know we have received your request and will send you regular status updates.
Saint Thomas Health's medical librarians can provide literature searches for affiliates of Ascension Health.
Ascension Saint Thomas Health Medical Libraries (STHML) has partnered with the Tennessee Library for Accessible Books & Media (LABM) in order to help disseminate and facilitate information and service for this state and nationally funded free service.
LABM services are available for:
Services are available nationwide. Patients who sign up in Tennessee can receive home delivery and access to services.
Midtown and West library sites have the following available:
Click here to access the LABM website, get more information, and fill out an application online.
Physical collection circulation is reserved for Saint Thomas associates. Users must fill out our interactive registration form before borrowing materials. Loan period is two weeks, with one two-week renewal permissible. For renewals, please email MedicalLibraries@ascension.org.
Interlibrary loan may be an option for requested material not included in our collection, in print format only.
*NOTE: Lending policies for print books we do not own are set by those libraries from which we borrow them. In addition, lending libraries' licensing agreements with publishers prohibit those institutions from loaning eBook content through Interlibrary Loan.
Saint Thomas Health Medical Libraries follows all federal copyright laws and guidelines. Photocopying and other reproductions is regulated by Title 17, United States Code, which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.