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ILLiad First Time User Intructions

Already have an ILLiad Account? - go straight to ILLiad

  • To set up an ILLiad account go to: ILLiad
    To register for an account: click new user.
    Sign in with your CSHL email/Windows username and password: e.g. smith and your password.
    Pick a new password (easy to remember), and enter it again.
    It must be 6 characters, lowercase and different from your email/Windows password.

    Once you have filled out the registration information, log out.

  • Set up a MyNCBI link to CSHL
    If you don't already have a My NCBI account in PubMed, you need to register.
    Go to PubMed.
    In the upper right hand corner, click on My NCBI and register.
    After registering, but before closing out,
    Click "Outside Tool" on the left hand tool bar.
    Scroll down to the C's and click on Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to link you with the lab.

  • Getting Articles fromPubMed
    To retrieve or order an article when searching in PubMed, either click on the citation or the yellow rectangle next to the citation. Click on the blue CSHL Find It! button.
    If the library subscribes to the journal online, you will be able to download a pdf from the journal.
    If we have it in print, you will see a link to the library catalog.
    If we don't subscribe to the particular year or to the journal, click the ILLiad link. Log on with your username and ILLiad password (new easy to remember password).
    The request form for the specific article will already be filled in for you.
    Add any necessary additional comments or grant numbers. Hit submit at the bottom of the form and the request will be sent to the CSHL ILL Office (Gail).

  • More explanation
    If you don't see the ILLiad link, click on "Advanced", then click on ILLiad and log on.
    If we subscribe to the journal in print and you don't want to retrieve it yourself, you may request the article through our CSHL Document Delivery service for a $2.50 service fee, click on "Advanced", then click on ILLiad and log on.
Let me know if you have any problems, Gail Sherman, Library x8352 sherman@cshl.edu
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