Board Vitals Trial Access Until April 14th

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  1. Over 20,000 Questions, Answers, and Explanations
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4th Annual PCOM Research Day

We are proud to announce the 4th Annual PCOM Research Day on May 7th, 2014!

All members of the PCOM community are invited to a celebration of Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity with a day of posters and presentations on the Georgia and Philadelphia Campuses.  This event will be sponsored once again, by the CCDA, the PCOM chapter of Sigma Xi, the National Research Honor Society and the Division of Research. A detailed schedule for Research Day will be sent by April 15th to the PCOM community.

Abstract Submission and Registration Now Open

The Research Day abstract submission and registration system is now open! The submission process has been simplified, making it even easier to submit your research project. Abstract and submission deadline is April 15, 2014, 11:59 PM ET. Instructions for the poster presenters will be sent out following your submission.

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New Geriatrics guide

The new Geriatrics guide  has links to books, calculators and assessment tools, government and NGO web sites as well as AGS content: Geriatrics at Your Fingertips and Geriatrics Review Syllabus Teaching Slides. Check it out and send recommendations for additional resources to the Liaison Librarians identified on the page.

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Live Chat Now Available!

Have a question about library resources or services? Need help finding articles or with research efforts? The PCOM Library now offers an Ask-a-Librarian live chat feature on our website to provide immediate help with these and other questions. You can also text messages directly to 215-987-3999.

You can begin chatting from either our Contact page, LibGuides home page or directly on the Library home page (see below).


When there’s no librarian available, e-mail us at or and we’ll reply to your question as soon as we can. Please check it out and let us know what you think!

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PCOM Library now offers access to which streams over 100 video demonstrations of psychotherapy and counseling sessions–featuring leading contributors and covering a wide range of modalities, populations and approaches.

  • Customizable clip-making
  • View synchronized transcripts
  • Search a transcript by keyword and click on the results so you can easily go to specific points in a video
  • Highlight content in the transcript to move and/or repeat a specific section of a video with ease
  • View captions

Please email and tell us what you think.

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UpToDate Mobile – Get it in 3 easy steps

PCOM Library now has UpToDate access for your mobile device!
The UpToDate app is available for Android™, iPhone® and iPad®, and Windows 8 phones and tablets. Download on up to 2 devices.

  1. Register with UpToDate by linking from the PCOM library website.
  2. Download the app.
  3. Login and go!

Contact your campus library if you need assistance.
30 Day re-verification is required (complete verification by logging in to UpToDate from PCOM Library at least once every 30 days).

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New Library Website Survey

Please complete the following short survey to tell us what you think of the new Library Website. We heard from users that the Library website became difficult to navigate as content increased. Our new look has a simplified layout and core search features incorporated into a single tabbed search box. Switch tabs to search OneSearch, or limit your search to Books, E-Journals, Subject Guides, Digital Commons, or PubMed. Other changes include highlighted links to our social media and mobile site, online chat, and FAQs. Let us know – can you easily find what you want?

The display is visually appealing.

The layout is easy to navigate.

I can easily find the content I use most frequently.

The menu tabs are well-organized.

The tabbed search box is user-friendly.

The web page load time is acceptable.

What do you like most about the new website?

What do you like least about the new website?

Any comments or suggestions?

Where are you based?
 Philadelphia campus Georgia campus

Are you?
 Faculty Student Staff Resident

In what program?

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BrowZine Newsstand App

Have an iPad or Android tablet?

Use BrowZine Newsstand to find, browse, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available from the PCOM Library. Download the free BrowZine app from the App Store. When you open BrowZine for the first time, you will see a list of schools; select “PCOM” then enter your ID and Password. Select the subject areas, and start browsing! You won’t have to login ever again.

Articles discovered through BrowZine can easily be sent to Zotero, Dropbox, iAnnotate, or several other services to integrate with your existing workflow. Once retrieved and saved, an article can be accessed without the need of an internet connection.

Stay tuned for information on availability for other tablets. Questions? Email

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LWW Osteopathic Medicine Book Collection

The LWW Osteopathic Medicine Book Collection contains 7 core osteopathic medicine titles:

  • Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques by PCOM’s own Drs. Nicholas
  • 5-Minute Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Consult
  • Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Greenman’s Principles of Manual Medicine
  • An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Pocket Manual of OMT
  • Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine
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PCOM Library Goes Mobile

Be sure to bookmark for mobile-friendly library access.

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