Databases, Portals & E-Resources
Access is available through your WVSOM network account username and password, with exceptions listed below.
Access to over 85 McGraw-Hill textbooks, as well as videos and other learning materials.
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
A collection of detailed videos demonstrating various parts of human anatomy from bones and muscles to arteries and more.
American Heart Association Collection
e-books from the AHA. Titles include the ACLS Provider ManualLicenses are limited, if you can't access a title try again later.
Clinical lectures that can be used for CME credit or as a teaching and learning resource for students, residents or clinicians. Login and password required on and off campus.
CDs are available in the library and online.
Designed to provide physicians with fast, clinically relevant answers from Elsevier's enormous library of proprietary medical and surgical content.
Collection of medical and other healthcare specialty databases provided by Cochrane and other organizations. It consists of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of medical research.
Medical resource databases that include Medline, Cochrane Library Systemic Reviews and Cochrane Register of Controlled Trials, AltHealth Watch, Biomedical Reference Collection/Comprehensive, and Health Source.
State wide campus affiliated faculty should use the WVSOM Library Resource chart for access.
EndNote is a citations manager. Please use your WVSOM email address to register. The same login information can be used for the desktop app.
First Aid for the USMLE Collection
Access a variety of USMLE First Aid Texts online, including texts for Steps 1, 2, and 3.
First Aid Test Prep Collection
Access the new First Aid Board Book Collection online! Includes First Aid for the COMLEX
The Basic Science & Osteopathic Medicine Collection
(Medical Education on LWW)
Contains a variety of basic science and Osteopathic texts.
The Board Review Series
Commonly known as "BRS,"is a collection of board study books now available online.
New England Journal of Medicine
Weekly medical journal that publishes new medical research and review articles.
The New York Times
Requires users to create a login and password. Please visit the library tutorials (button at top of this page) to set up your account or to renew your access. Once you have created an account, you can login on the NYT website.
Database of full-text, high-demand medical and biomedical journals.
Ovid requires user to create login and password to access additional features
Features DSM-5, The American Journal of Psychiatry and sixteen American Psychiatric Association ebooks and four American Psychiatric Association ejournals.
Provides citations for biomedical literature from online journals, MEDLINE, and more, often with links to full-text content.
R2 Digital Library
Full-text ebooks as well as a customized personal account option that allows user to create bookmarks, store images, manage references, email sections of text, export bibliographic citations, and create course links. Images may be exported for use in other applications. R2 ebook licenses vary regarding number of concurrent users; if you receive a message that the book is currently exceeding the number of licenses, try again later. Lock-outs will be monitored and licenses increased based on demand.
uCentral includes The Johns Hopkins POC-IT ABX Guide, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility: Handbook for Clinicians, and additional resources.
Remote access (not on campus) requires a serial number. Please email or call the library for information.
Provides evidence-based, peer-reviewed medical information resources aimed at increasing clinical knowledge and improving patient care.
Available to WVSOM and MSOPTI students, residents, and WVSOM clinical faculty. Log into the password protected web page with your WVSOM account to register.
Logical Images has developed the most comprehensive digital medical image library of over 100,000 peer-reviewed images representing all ages and skin types as well as disease variation based on severity and stage, including classic and rare presentations.
This extensive collection, which continues to grow, is the foundation for VisualDx.