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Physician Assistant (PA): Get Started!


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Jaimie Beth Colvin
Hughes Center 205C

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Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID


Welcome to the Physician Assistant library research guide. These resources, which require a login with your Lipscomb email address and password, are available both on and off campus.

Healthcare Ethics

Study Rooms

Check out one of the library's study rooms for a quiet place to study or to work on a group project.

Study rooms seat four people.

Check out period is 2 hours.

Book a Study Room

Starting Your Research...

Start your research by using the Search box to search everything held by our library.

LibKey Nomad

Browser extension that provides links to full text articles from the library as you research on the web! Works with Brave, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Vivaldi.

Download & Install EndNote Version 20

To download and install EndNote on your computer.

EndNote works best with Mac and Windows computers. It does not work with Chromebooks. Please watch one of the videos below for step-by-step instructions on installing and setting up EndNote for AMA style.

The latest version of EndNote is EndNote 20. If you have a previous version of EndNote, there are several steps to upgrade to the latest version. You will need to sync your EndNote library first. Then uninstall EndNote from your computer (for Macs, move it to the trashcan and then empty the trashcan; for Windows go to start menu and uninstall). After uninstalling EndNote, visit the website in bullet point three to download the latest version. 

Note for iPads: EndNote® for iPad enables you to view, edit, organize, and share your research material and PDFs on your iPad.

•  If you do not have EndNote desktop installed, you can sign-up for a free basic online account from within EndNote for iPad and will only get access with 2 GB of file attachment storage and will NOT have access to desktop features

• Install EndNote on a desktop. Desktop users receive 5 GB of storage and have access to more robust desktop features such as full Cite While You Write® functionality, (aka directly importing citations into your paper), advanced PDF handling, and Find Full Text.  You can Syncing your EndNote library between your iPad, desktop, and online account thus extending the power of EndNote for iPad and allows for seamless access to your reference library from multiple devices and platform.