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What is a PMID or UI number, and why should I use it when requesting an interlibrary loan item?

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Ovid Medline searches display a UI (Universal Identifier number) for all citations. PubMed uses a PMID number. Processing time will be faster if you provide one of these numbers when submitting your ILLiad request for articles found in Medline.