Category: Library News

APA Style CENTRAL®

Richard Saldivar Front Page, Library News, New Resources

The PCOM Library is pleased to provide access to the new APA Style CENTRAL®! Thanks to all who provided feedback. The advantages include: 1. Digital library of APA Style quick guides and tutorials to refine your writing, and searches the APA Manual of Style by topic area. 2. Plan sound research with the research tools, and build a reference library with customized APA Style reference templates. 3. Translate your research into concise, powerful articles that are formatted for style. 4. Browse and search features to identify the best journals for publication. 5. Plagiarism tutorials. Did you find this resource useful?…

Thieme Atlas of Anatomy

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The PCOM Library is pleased to provide access to the 3rd edition of the Thieme Atlas of Anatomy. Students, faculty and staff now have the ability to download the book to iPads/Android tablets/pcs for off-line use (see here for PC/Mac Instructions and here for mobile instructions.) Key Features organized by self-contained guides to specific topics on every two-page spread hundreds of clinical applications integrated into the anatomical descriptions, emphasizing the vital link between anatomical structure and function illustrated with expertly rendered digital watercolors, cross-sections, x-rays, and CT and MRI scans clearly labeled images help you easily identify each structure summary tables throughout – ideal…

Draw it to Know It: Gross Anatomy Now Available!

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The PCOM Library now offers Draw it to Know it for Neuroanatomy and Gross Anatomy! Draw it to Know it teaches medical sciences in a purely kinesthetic way, revitalizing a classic approach to science education for the modern classroom. Follow the simple directions below to register for Draw it to Know it now. To register, you must access the Draw it to Know registration page while on the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine network On the registration page, create a username and password Use this username and password at www.drawittoknowit.com anytime and anywhere For mobile access, download the Draw it…

USMLE First Aid Review Collection

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The PCOM Library now offers electronic access to the USMLE First Aid Review Collection! The collection includes all of the following titles in PDF format: First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2015 First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 1, Third Edition First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 1, Third Edition First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Eighth Edition First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fifth Edition First Aid for the USMLE…

Case Files Collection on AccessMedicine

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The Case Files® Collection on AccessMedicine® features a wide range of popular Case Files® series books. The collection delivers close to 1,175 real-life cases spanning the basic biomedical sciences and clinical medicine. Designed to help students and residents learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts. Includes real-life scenarios foster better understanding of frequently encountered cases as well as physician-patient interaction.” Faculty can use this collection as a valuable resource for coursework, clinical rotations and to enhance preparation for shelf exams and the USMLE. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls and references, definitions of…

DynaMed Plus is Now Available!

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PCOM now has access to DynaMed Plus! Get answers to your clinical questions fast! DynaMed Plus presents critically appraised evidence from more than 500 medical journals in a quick, easy-to-read format designed for use at the point of care. With DynaMed Plus, you will get: Concise Overviews and Recommendations – accurate overviews for the most common conditions as well as evidence-based recommendations for action. Micromedex® Clinical Knowledge Suite* drug content –includes medication management and lab recommendations, including IV screening, medication advisory screening and summary drug info. Graphics and Images – includes over 2,500 medical graphics and images with over 1000 images…

ILLiad – InterLibrary Loan

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Can’t find the full-text journal article in one of our many collections? The PCOM Library is proud to announce  24/7 delivery for articles with this new update for ILLiad! 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. ILLiad improves service for students, faculty, and staff by giving them the ability to initiate and track their Interlibrary Loan requests every step of the way through a personal ILLiad account. 24/7 delivery of electronic articles direct to your desktop! First time users will now need to create an account before accessing ILLiad….

New Shelf Exams at Board Vitals

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​The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Shelf Exams are now available to all current PCOM students and faculty. These test prep resources make it easier to comprehend the materials you’ll need to know to pass your exam. Simply sign up for any one of the exams, as well as study tips. The shelf exams are divided into 7 specific practice categories: Neurology OBGYN Family medicine Pediatrics Internal medicine Surgery Psychiatry

Mango Languages

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Thanks to all who responded and provided feedback! Mango has been added to the PCOM Libary Collection! Innovative online languages – learning with Mango. Mango teaches learners to think critically in a new language and retain what they’ve learned. Students, faculty, staff and alumni can learn from interactive conversational tutorials and from a collection of films that are streamed. Over 70 foreign languages are available and some are presented in focused modules, for example Medical Spanish and Business Spanish. Create an account to track your personal progress here.  Those who create an account can also use Mango on Apple, Android, and…

Library OneSearch+ Reading Lists

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We are proud to announce the availability of Library OneSearch+ Reading Lists! PCOM Library OneSearch+ Reading Lists offers faculty an easy way to create and manage course reading lists directly inside Blackboard. Library OneSearch+ Reading Lists brings the world of quality full-text ebooks and other digital resources from the library’s online collection easily and directly into the online learning environment for faculty and students. Contact us or see the Library OneSearch+ Reading List guide for more information.