Databases, Portals, and E-Resources
Access an extensive array of medical information. This service is provided for students/residents, faculty and staff of WVSOM and requires a valid user account.
Off-Campus access is available. Users will be prompted for a username and password. This is your WVSOM network account username and password.
Up to Date
"Up to Date" provides evidence-based, peer reviewed medical information resources aimed at increasing clinical knowledge and improving patient care.
MD Consult provides the complete text of over 50 leading medical books, more than 50,000 high-quality images, full text articles from over 80 journals and Clinics of North America. MD Consult also offers CME activities, customized patient education handouts, peer-reviewed practice guidelines, and drug information resources. Users must create their own account to take advantage of certain features.
R2 - The Rittenhouse R2 Digital Platform
The Rittenhouse R2 Digital Platform offers full-text e-books as well as a customized personal account option that allows you to create bookmarks, store images, manage references, email sections of text, export bibliographic citations, and create course links. Images may be exported for use in other applications.
R2 e-book licenses vary regarding number of concurrent users; if you receive a message that the book is currently exceeding the number of licenses, try again later. Lock-outs will be monitored and licenses increased based on demand. Users must create their own accounts in order to take advantage of certain features.
AMA Manual of Style
Access the AMA Manual of Style on-line. Remote access requires user name and password; email or call the library at 304-647-6261 to obtain the remote access account information.
Over 1,600 full journal titles from current and archived journals as well as abstracts and indices. Ebsco offers a full suite of medical resource databases, including Medline with Full-text, Cochrane Library Systemic Reviews and Cochrane Register of Controlled Trials, AltHealthWatch, Biomedical Reference Collection/Comprehensive, Health Source, as well as databases pertaining to ecology/environment, business, primary interdisciplinary studies, and a newspaper databank.
EBSCO Access for SWC & MSOPTI
SWC and MSOPTI affiliated faculty should use the SWC or MSOPTI WVSOM Library Resource account to access; email or call the library at 304-647-6261 if you need assistance.
Audio Digest Foundation provides clinical lectures from leading experts from top medical institutions. These lectures can be used for either CME credit or as a teaching and learning resource for medical students, residents, or clinicians. WVSOM’s James R. Stookey Library has Audio Digest CDs available and now offers access to these lectures online. They can either be downloaded as an MP3 file or listened to immediately.
PsychiatryOnline is a powerful web-based portal that features DSM-IV-TR®—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of an unsurpassed collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, which includes 16 additional American Psychiatric Association e-books and 4 APA e-journals.
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide
The Johns Hopkins ABX Guide is a comprehensive web and mobile resource that delivers up-to-date, authoritative information on infectious diseases, drugs, and pathogens written by the experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Users must request a serial number for this resource by contacting the library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is an extensive database of nearly 70 full- text, high-demand medical and biomed journals. If users choose to create their own user name and password, they can save searches, articles and citations.
RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. If you need to manage information for any reason -- whether it be for writing, research or collaboration -- RefWorks is the perfect tool.
Use the tutorials and information resources on the site to take full advantage of all that RefWorks has to offer. This resource can be used with 360 Search, PubMed, EBSCO, and several other databases we offer to quickly grab article citations and put them in one place for any type of project.
Users must create their own account which will generate a welcome email that includes account details and links to quick start guides.
Procedures Consult is an online procedure reference tool that offers easy access to complete details on how to prepare for, perform and follow up on the most common procedures required in today's hospital setting. This resource is for our third and fourth year students as well as for the MSOPTI program.
MSOPTI residents should consult their e-resource guide for the unique link. If you do not already have an account, please contact the library.
Library Phone Numbers
(304) 647-6261 - Reference/Circulation
(304) 645-4443 - Library Fax Number
(800) 356-7836 - Toll Free
James R. Stookey Library
Mary Essig, MLS
Laurie Bourdeaux, MLS
Manager of Library Services
Library Technical Assistant II
Library Technical Assistant I