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PRIVACY NOTICE: UBC Library makes READ by QxMD available for you for your convenience. Downloading the App and your use of READ by QxMD is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose when creating an account is stored on servers outside of Canada. You will be asked to accept their Privacy Policy when you create an account.  When you use the App, no personal information about you is collected by or for UBC. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide when creating an account.

Your creation of an account and use of the QxMD App is an implicit acknowledgement that you have read, and agree with, this notice.

‘Read by QxMD’ provides a simple interface that drives discovery and seamless access to the medical literature by reformatting it into a personalized digital medical journal. Features:

  • Get full text PDFs with one tap 
  • Keep up with the latest new research that will impact your practice 
  • Browse through thousands of outstanding topic reviews 
  • Search millions of articles from PubMed and our database of outstanding topic reviews 
  • Read your favorite journals or browse article collections
  • Access full text through your university/institutional subscription or via open access publishers 
  • Share articles with colleagues over email, Twitter and Facebook 
  • Organize and review your personal collection of articles

 Please visit the Read by QxMD site for set-up information.  

Need additional help using this resource? Contact this resource's subject librarian.

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This is a library-subscribed resource protected under copyright. Please check the resource website for terms and conditions regarding use restrictions. Please note that Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide when using this resource. If you require assistance, please contact us here.

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Mobile Access

Apps are available for Android, iPad and iPhone.  A web app is also available.   Please visit the Read by QxMD site for set-up information.  

Funding Notes Current access to this resource is made possible by the Rodger Stanton Memorial Library Endowment Fund B at the University of British Columbia, a gift to UBC Library by the Sutherland Foundation. The Sutherland Foundation generously supports enhanced library resources for students, faculty members, staff and all university and community users of the UBC Library system.