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A guide for using LibKey

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID


Use to search for articles by DOI (digital object identifier) or PMID (PubMed ID).


The first time you use, (or after you clear your browser's cache) you may need to select Georgia State University as your organization.

Once you have searched for a DOI or PMID, you will be brought to the LibKey landing page.



Stable Linking


You can add "" in front of any DOI or PMID in your browser's search bar and will look for the article. can also be used to create stable links for sharing identifies where the user is coming from and how to route them to authenticate. More information is available in this linking syntax article.

Generic linking syntax - for sharing both within and outside the GMUcommunity:[DOI or PMID]


GSU specific linking syntax - for sharing within the GMU community (this option embeds GSU's institution ID into the link, so already knows to search GSU's library collections):[DOI or PMID]