For a printable document, please see Accessing Library Resources (PDF).
Informed Caring is not a lending library and, apart from a few training videos, Wisconsin AHEC does not maintain a library collection. Many articles are available free of charge through the Informed Caring portal via open-access journals, governmental sites, and databases (including Badgerlink and Pubmed). In instances where articles are not free to download, document delivery options are available. Most of the materials referenced on the Informed Caring website are available through the Ebling Library for the Health Sciences or other UW-Madison libraries.
Please note that UW-Madison and Ebling Library resources are available to the general public on campus, and Wisconsin residents may arrange for borrowing privileges. In addition, the UW-Madison Libraries offer many online and electronic resources, services and tools, accessible from any computer connected to the Internet. However, due to the restrictive licensing of some electronic databases, certain resources may not be available online to non-UW personnel.
Many articles listed on this website are full-text and free. Use the search feature on this website to check for a specific article.
The UW and Ebling Libraries do provide public access to full text articles via a document delivery service. Books are also available through Interlibrary Loan. There is a fee for this service unless you are a faculty, staff or student at the UW-Madison. Standard service is $7 per article or book. WI AHEC subsidizes the fee for these services to Wisconsin AHEC Affiliates.
The materials you are seeking may also be available through your local public library, hospital library, UW System Library, or Badgerlink (a free service for Wisconsin residents). You can also use the National Library of Medicine’s Loansome Doc (fairly economical) or a document supplier (usually the most expensive).