Databases, Portals & E-Resources


Subscription Databases

Library Database Tutorials

Access is available through your WVSOM network account username and password, with exceptions listed below.



Trial Subscriptions

Trials are available for a limited time. Please contact the library to share your thoughts on any of these packages if you try them.



No trials available right now.

New Subscriptions include Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy and LWW's Board Review Series


Access Medicine Logo

Access Medicine provides access to over 85 McGraw-Hill textbooks, as well as videos and other learning materials.



text: Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy


*NEW* Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy is a collection of detailed videos demonstrating various parts of human anatomy from bones and muscles to arteries and more.


AMA Manual of Style

The AMA manual of Style is a guide for medical and scientific publishing.

American Heart Association Logo

The American Heart Association Collection is a set of e-books from the AHA. Titles include the ACLS Provider Manual. There are limited licenses, so if you can't access a title, try again later.

See the FAQ for instructions on reading these titles on various devices.

Audio Digest Foundation logo

Login and password required on and off campus. Clinical lectures that can be used for either CME credit or as a teaching and learning resource for students, residents, or clinicians.

Audio Digest CDs are available in the library and online.

Clinical Key logo

Clinical Key is designed to provide physicians with fast, clinically relevant answers from Elsevier's enormous library of proprietary medical and surgical content.

EBSCO Host logo

SWC affiliated faculty should use the WVSOM Library Resource chart for access. Titles are from current and archived journals.

Ebsco offers 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.


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First Aid Collections

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

**NEW** Access the new First Aid Board Book Collection online! Includes First Aid for the COMLEX.

JAOA logo

** We are experiencing technical difficulties with JAOA access. **

If you are OFF CAMPUS, please call or email the library for help getting articles.


The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

Read full text articles from the JAOA here. Requires log in to MyWVSOM.



LWW Health Library logo

The LLW Health Library (Home page)

The Basic Science & Osteopathic Medicine Collection (called Medical Education on LWW) contains a variety of basic science and Osteopathic texts.

The Clerkship/Clinical Rotation Collection is a set of texts useful for 3rd and 4th year students.

The Board Review Series, commonly known as "BRS," is a collection of board study books now available online.


New England Journal of Medicine logo

New England Journal of Medicine is a weekly medical journal that publishes new medical research and review articles.

You must be logged in to MyWVSOM or on campus to access its content.

New York Times logo

The New York Times requires users to create a login and password. Please click here for the tutorial to set up your account or to renew your access. Once you have created an account, you can click the image to the left, or simply type the New York Times into your browser's address bar.

The New York Times is an American newspaper based in New York City.

Ovid logo

Ovid requires user to create login and password to access additional features.

Database of full-text, high-demand medical and biomedical journals.

Psychiatry Online logo

Psychiatry Online features DSM-5, The American Journal of Psychiatry and sixteen American Psychiatric Association ebooks and four American Psychiatric Association ejournals.

PubMed Logo

PubMed provides citations for biomedical literature from online journals, MEDLINE, and more, often with links to full-text content.

WVSOM PubMed LogoLook for the image to the right to access full-text articles provided by WVSOM, or a request form if we don't have it.


RefWorks logo

RefWorks requires users to create login and password to access additional features.

An online research management, writing and collaboration tool to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share information, as well as create citations and bibliographies. Tutorials are available on the site.

R2 Digital Library logo

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.

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Remote access (not on campus) requires a serial number. Please email or call (304) 647-6261 for information.

uCentral includes The Johns Hopkins POC-IT ABX Guide, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility: Handbook for Clinicians, and additional resources.

Up To Date logo

Remote access and a mobile app to UpToDate is now available to WVSOM and MSOPTI students, residents, and WVSOM clinical faculty.

 Log into the password protected web page with your WVSOM account to register.

Provides evidence-based, peer-reviewed medical information resources aimed at increasing clinical knowledge and improving patient care.

Visual DX logo

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.