My Accounts

The PCOM network account is used to logon to on-campus computers and to authenticate off-campus users.

Forgotten password? Contact the MIS Department at 215-871-6110 or to resolve network account problems.

The My Accounts tab has drop-down links to personal accounts for:

  • My Library Account
  • Exam Master
  • ILLiad
  • MedU Virtual Patients
  • Refworks

When registering for personal accounts or mobile downloads, always use your PCOM e-mail account.

Accounts registered to non-PCOM e-mail accounts will be deleted.

My Library Account

Enter your last name and the PCOM Library ID # on your PCOM ID card to access your Library Account. You may review borrowed and requested items, due dates, and fines. You may also renew items online.

You can find your PCOM Library ID # on the back of your PCOM ID card.  Your Library ID # consists of four zeroes + the final five digits on the back of your PCOM ID (see below).

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For PCOM IDs issued prior to Summer 2014, your Library ID # consists of four zeroes + the first five digits on the back of your PCOM ID (see below).


If you are unable to logon to your account, contact the Circulation Desk to verify your PCOM Library ID #.

Exam Master

Exam Master is a question bank useful for preparing and practicing for Boards and Certification Exams, including COMLEX, USMLE, Certification Review Exams, NAPLEX and PANCE. See the Board Review library guide for a complete list. Self-register on the Exam Master web site.


ILLiad is the electronic system that allows PCOM faculty, students, and staff to request articles, books and book chapters not owned or licensed by the PCOM Library.

First time users need to create an account before accessing ILLiad.

During registration, you will be asked to choose a Username and Password. We recommend using your PCOM Nucleus login. You will use this Username and Password when logging on to the ILLiad system in the future. ILLiad will encrypt your password, so it will remain secure. Only you will know your password.

Visit the ILLiad FAQ for more information.

MedU Virtual Patients

MedU Virtual Patients Students – self-register using your email address. See MedU Registration Instructions. After registering, you’ll receive an email from with a subject line of i-InTIME New Account. Select the embedded link in the email to complete the registration process.

Faculty interested in using MedU Virtual patients should email to request Instructor status.


RefWorks is a web-based research management, writing, and collaboration tool. It is an invaluable resource for saving and organizing citations and web sites, and creating bibliographies in hundreds of journal-specific formats.