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Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS): Request Book/Journal


UHMS Library Services Liaison
Virginia Carden
Administrative Research Librarian
Phone: 919.660.1184
Fax: 919.660.1188

Document Delivery & ILL Manager
Louis Wiethe
Phone: 919.660.1138
Fax: 919.660.1188

Additional Contacts


Russell Koonts

Medical Center Archives
Phone: 919.383.1315
Fax 919.383.1649


Megan von Isenburg

Associate Dean for Library Services & Archives
Medical Center Library Administration
Phone: 919.660.1148
Fax: 919.681.7599

Requesting Journal Articles and Books

UHMS members may request copies of journal articles and book chapters and borrow books and reports from the Medical Center Library's collection.

Document Delivery/ILL Service Highlights

• Use to request journal articles, reports, books and book chapters from the Duke Medical Center Library
• Electronic submission via
• Requests are secure and confidential; username and password protected
• Electronic desktop delivery for journal articles and book chapters 
• 48-hour turnaround (weekdays)
• Status information about requests is available online at any time, from any location
• All billing is processed by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

First step?  Please Register!

Complete an online registration form and create a username and password which will allow you to place and track your requests. It is only necessary to register once.

To Register
• Go to New User Registration form
• Enter your first and last name
• Select your ID type
• Enter your E-mail Address
• Enter your Daytime Phone Number
• Enter your Mailing Address
• Select your Status
• Select your Organization
• Choose a Username and Password
• Re-enter the Password
• Click on the Submit Information button

After completing the registration form, you may request materials, check on the status of requests, or change your user information. All requests for materials must be submitted electronically.

Requesting Materials

Go to to request materials after you register.

Billing (No Fees)

All billing is processed by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. PLEASE IGNORE any information on our Web pages about Duke fees and charges.

Receiving Materials

All requests are processed from 8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

If you submit a large number of requests in one day, they may be processed over several days and the turnaround time may be longer.

Our document delivery system offers the convenience of having items delivered electronically to your computer desktop.

  • You will receive an email notification with instructions on how to access requested documents.
  • To view, download, or print the full text of these articles, you will need to have the free Adobe Reader installed and configured for your Web browser.

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments about our document delivery service for members of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, we would like to hear from you.

Phone: 919.660.1138 (Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm)


Mail: Medical Center Library, Duke University, DUMC Box 3702, Durham, NC 27710