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AccessMedicine App

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The AccessMedicine® app contains: Quick Medical Dx & Rx is a collection of evidence-based outlines of conditions and disorders most often encountered in medical practice. Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology facilitates dermatologic diagnosis with color images of skin conditions. Differential Diagnosis Tool allows you to browse 1,000 diagnoses by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care. Diagnostic Tests aids in the selection and interpretation of commonly used tests, including laboratory procedures in the clinical setting. You need a personal account to use the AccessMedicine® app. Go to AccessMedicine from the library’s home page. Click “Philadelphia College…

Draw it to Know It: Neuroanatomy

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This interactive app (iPad or iPhone only) showcases 138 tutorials and  tests, a complete brain atlas and a muscle-nerve directory of the limbs. Each diagram is narrated and clearly drawn in whiteboard tutorials. Draw-along or label-along with the video tutorials within the app. Draw figures from a starter image OR label completed figures. Compare against completed figures in side-by-side or full-scale view. Don’t have an iPad, you can still register, draw, and follow on the online website, DrawItToKnowIt.com  (but you need to register first). The book reviews most of the clinically important neuroanatomical subjects, ranging through the overall organization of…


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ClinicalKey (the beefed-up replacement for MD Consult) is a robust collection of journals (>500), books (>800), images, practice guidelines, patient education, drug information and MEDLINE citations and abstracts from PubMed.  ClinicalKey pulls the latest abstracts and information daily, so searches provide the most current information on a given topic. Searches can be filtered by content type, by specialty, by time and relevance. Your My ClinicalKey account lets you create “Reading Lists” to access later, create and download PDFs, and save images to export to PowerPoint. See ClinicalKey Tips for more info. Problems accessing Clinical Key from off-campus? Email Library@pcom for a quick fix.

Psychological Experiments Online

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Psychological Experiments Online synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection pairs 75 hours of audio and video recordings of the original experiments (when existent) with 40,000 pages of primary-source documents. These rare materials shed new light on the studies that have shaped contemporary understandings of key psychological issues such as conformity, power, obedience, delayed gratification, responsibility, aggression, conditioning, false memory, bias, prejudice, ethics, nurture, motivation, perception, and judgment. The impact of the featured studies is far-reaching across fields as diverse as sociology, business, advertising, economics, political science, law, ethics, and the arts. Review experiments such as Solomon Asch’s…

Live Chat Now Available!

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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 library@pcom.edu or galibrary@pcom.edu and we’ll reply to your question as soon as we can. Please check it out and let us know what you think!

Psychotherapy.net Video Collection

Richard Saldivar Library News, New Resources

PCOM Library now offers access to psychotherapy.net 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 library@pcom.edu and tell us what you think.

UpToDate Mobile – Get it in 3 easy steps

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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. Register with UpToDate by linking from the PCOM library website. Download the app. Login and go! Contact your campus library if you need assistance. 90 Day re-verification is required (complete verification by logging in to UpToDate from PCOM Library at least once every 90 days).

BrowZine Newsstand App

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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…

LWW Osteopathic Medicine Book Collection

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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

Academic Program Library Liaisons

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Each academic program has Library staff members assigned to help students and faculty find books, retrieve articles, and effectively search and manage information resources. Your Liaison is your first line of contact with the library and will help you navigate its many resources. Contact your Liaison whenever you have questions about resources, library policies, or instruction. More information can be found at the following page.