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Services

Article Delivery
Request copies of articles via our online form. Articles are delivered to you via email. Fees may apply.

MAHEC employees, MAHEC Community Faculty, UNC preceptors of health affairs students in WNC, UNC School of Medicine Asheville faculty, and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at UNC Asheville faculty receive articles at no charge, in thanks for their service.

Reference and Research – via email or phone: (828) 257-4444

Reference Services: Receive help locating the full-text of an article, assistance with searching databases, verifying bibliographic citations, or finding factual information.

Auto Alerts: Meet with a librarian to develop and save search strategy to receive updates in current literature on a particular topic. Fees may apply.

Literature Searches:  Literature searches are provided at no cost, courtesy of MAHEC Library and Knowledge Services, in support of patient care and health services administration in WNC.Request a literature search via our online form. Results will include full citations, and abstracts when available.

Research: Librarians provide in-depth research services for MAHEC GME.

Loansome Doc
MAHEC employees, MAHEC Community Faculty, UNC preceptors of health affairs students in WNC, UNC School of Medicine Asheville faculty, and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at UNC Asheville faculty are invited to use the very convenient Loansome Doc system for searching PubMed and easily sending article requests to us.

For all other customers, since payment for article delivery service is required at the time of request, use of our online article delivery request form is mandatory.

Membership and Fees
Fill out our membership application form for your personal login to the AHEC Digital Library. Please reference our fees chart below for applicable fees for our services.

MAHEC Library and Knowledge Services

MAHEC Employees, MAHEC
Community Faculty, UNC preceptors of health affairs students in WNC, and faculty for Asheville-based UNC School of Medicine and UNC School of Pharmacy:

Health and Human Services Personnel
in WNC:

Rapic Reference - quick answers in-person, via phone or email

Courtesy of MAHEC

Courtesy of MAHEC

Literature search for answers to patient care or healthcare administration questions

Courtesy of MAHEC

Courtesy of MAHEC

Article delivery

Regular service, courtesy of MAHEC; rush fees as applicable

$10 regular service; rush fees as applicable

Inter-Library loan of a book or audiovisual

Regular service, courtesy of MAHEC; rush fees as applicable

N/A

AHEC Digital Library individual membership

Courtesy of MAHEC

$190/year