We're Here for You!

As of July 27th, the Library is open to students.

If possible, we encourage you to call (304-647-6261) or email us (library@osteo.wvsom.edu) when you need to borrow an item. We'll find it and set it aside for you to pick up when you arrive.

Masks are required, and no one with Covid symptoms is allowed inside (same rules as campus in general). There is a temperature check station in the hall outside the library.

Please pay attention to posted signs about available spaces.

Thank you for your patience!


Subscription Databases

Access is available through your WVSOM network account username and password, with exceptions listed below.



Trial Subscriptions

Trials are available for a limited time. Please contact the library to share your thoughts on any of these packages if you try them.



No trials available right now.


Access Medicine provides access to over 85 McGraw-Hill textbooks, as well as videos and other learning materials.

Link to the AMA Manual of Style The AMA manual of Style is a guide for medical and scientific publishing.

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The American Heart Association Collection is a set of e-books from the AHA. Titles include the ACLS Provider Manual. There are limited licenses, so if you can't access a title, try again later.

See the FAQ for instructions on reading these titles on various devices.

Link to Audio-Digest Foundation tutorial.

Login and password required on and off campus. Clinical lectures that can be used for either CME credit or as a teaching and learning resource for students, residents, or clinicians.

Audio Digest CDs are available in the library and online.

Link to Clinical Key resource. Clinical Key is designed to provide physicians with fast, clinically relevant answers from Elsevier's enormous library of proprietary medical and surgical content.

Link to EBSCO medical resources database.

SWC affiliated faculty should use the WVSOM Library Resource chart for access. Titles are from current and archived journals.

Ebsco offers medical resource databases that include Medline, Cochrane Library Systemic Reviews and Cochrane Register of Controlled Trials, AltHealth Watch, Biomedical Reference Collection/Comprehensive, and Health Source.

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First Aid Collections

First Aid for the USMLE Collection

​Access a variety of USMLE First Aid Texts online, including ​texts for Steps 1, 2, and 3. 

First Aid Test Prep Collection

**NEW** Access the new First Aid Board Book Collection online! Includes First Aid for the COMLEX.

Link to the JAOA

** We are experiencing technical difficulties with JAOA access. **

If you are OFF CAMPUS, please call or email the library for help getting articles.


The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

Read full text articles from the JAOA here. Requires log in to MyWVSOM.

Link to the LLW Health Library

The LLW Health Library

The Basic Science & Osteopathic Medicine Collection contains a variety of basic science and Osteopathic texts.

The Clerkship/Clinical Rotation Collection is a set of texts useful for 3rd and 4th year students.

Link to New England Journal of Medicine

New England Journal of Medicine is a weekly medical journal that publishes new medical research and review articles.

You must be logged in to MyWVSOM or on campus to access its content.

Link to the New York Times

The New York Times requires users to create a login and password. Please click here for the tutorial to set up your account or to renew your access. Once you have created an account, you can click the image to the left, or simply type the New York Times into your browser's address bar.

The New York Times is an American newspaper based in New York City.

Link to the Ovid database of medical journals.

Ovid requires user to create login and password to access additional features.

Database of full-text, high-demand medical and biomedical journals.

Link to Psychiatry Online. Psychiatry Online features DSM-5, The American Journal of Psychiatry and sixteen American Psychiatric Association ebooks and four American Psychiatric Association ejournals.

PubMed provides citations for biomedical literature from online journals, MEDLINE, and more, often with links to full-text content.

WVSOM PubMed LogoLook for the image to the right 

to access full-text articles provided by WVSOM, or a request form if we don't have it.


Link to RefWorks

RefWorks requires users to create login and password to access additional features.

An online research management, writing and collaboration tool to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share information, as well as create citations and bibliographies. Tutorials are available on the site.

Link to R2 Digital Library

Full-text ebooks as well as a customized personal account option that allows user 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 ebook 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.


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Remote access (not on campus) requires a serial number. Please email or call (304) 647-6261 for information.

uCentral includes The Johns Hopkins POC-IT ABX Guide, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility: Handbook for Clinicians, and additional resources.

Link to UpToDate database.

Remote access and a mobile app to UpToDate is now available to WVSOM and MSOPTI students, residents, and WVSOM clinical faculty.

 Log into the password protected web page with your WVSOM account to register.

Provides evidence-based, peer-reviewed medical information resources aimed at increasing clinical knowledge and improving patient care.

Link to Visualdx.

Logical Images has developed the most comprehensive digital medical image library of over 100,000 peer-reviewed images representing all ages and skin types as well as disease variation based on severity and stage, including classic and rare presentations.

This extensive collection, which continues to grow, is the foundation for VisualDx.