Using these pages
All tabs on these pages include links to a variety of online, topic-specific resources. Please note that most of these links are supplemental to required course materials and include materials that while accurate and from reliable sources, may present information that varies from what is taught at UMMS.
Core Online Journals
Links to some of the core health sciences journals available online via the Library. These journals represent a collection of the most accessed, referenced and recommended journals in the field of Medicine.
Core Online Books
Links to some of the core medical books available online via the Library. These e-books represent a collection of books most used in coursework, most recommended by faculty, and most accessed by medical professionals.
Board Prep Practice Questions - ONLINE RESOURCES
USMLEasy assists you to prepare for the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3. You’ll find thousands of online questions covering all the disciplines and organ systems covered on the exam — along with powerful customization features that allow you to focus on the topics you need to master and bypass what you already know. Go to USMLEasy to set up a FREE account.
BoardVitals is an interactive and powerful board review tool that can be used by practicing physicians, medical students and residents. It contains reviews for all USMLE step exams, NCLEX for nursing licensure and specialty-specific exam prep for residents. NOTE: The above link will open the STAT!Ref homepage. Look for the Board Vitals link on the right side of the page.
Board Prep - PRINT RESOURCES
Click here for a list of print study aids held by the Lamar Soutter Library. All of these resources are on the library's Reserve Shelf for in-library use only. Open the title link for information on call number for exact location on the shelf.
American Medical Student Research Journal
The American Medical Student Research Journal was created by medical students to give future physician-scientists the opportunity to develop the critical thinking skills needed to succeed in academia and clinical practice. The journal is authored, reviewed, and edited by medical students working under the guidance of faculty mentors. The journal seeks notable articles, of which a medical student is the primary author, which meet excellence in research standards.
Search for citations and articles related to your research or clinical questions.
Visit the library's EBM Resource Portal for information, resources and tutorials about Evidence-Based Medicine.
Other Useful Tools
Here's a collection of things that might come in handy for you at some point.