This guide is designed for NYU School of Medicine students. It provides direct links to key textbooks and online resources for the NYUSOM undergraduate medical curriculum.
Last Updated: Dec 28, 2015
Electronic textbooks can be found by searching for the title in the "Online Resources" search box on the library home page. Most required or recommended medical student texts can be found by searching through individual publisher holdings below. Links directly to books for individual courses are available in ALEX or by using the tabs for the course title on this page.
Includes textbooks like Harrison's, access to Diagnosaurus, procedural videos, practice guidelines, and board review books
- Clinical Key
Includes hundreds of textbooks, journal articles, and more
- LWW Health Library
Includes the most comprehensive set of core medical education electronic textbooks
Textbooks and clinical resources including: ACP/PIER, the DSM-IV, the ICP-9, the Merck Manual and more
- Epocrates Essentials
Try the app! Fully downloads to your device after registration.
Evidence-based clinical summaries
Evidence-based clinical tool including the following resources: 5-Minute Clinical Consult, Clinical Evidence, Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, and MEDLINE journals. Downloadable as an app for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android, or Blackberry
The primary resource for finding journal articles is PubMed. However, there are many other great resources that you can use to find published research. Google Scholar, for instance, relevancy ranks it's results allowing you to quickly see the most cited and clicked on articles, as opposed to PubMed which displays the most recent articles first.
Search MEDLINE and get the full text of articles
- Cochrane Library
Systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and clinical trials
In addition to basic biomedical journal articles, search the literature on pharmacology, pharmaceutical science, and clinical research
Peer-reviewed literature covering multiple subjects
- Web of Knowledge
In addition to clinical medical literature, search the basic sciences literature
Psychology and psychiatry journal articles, books, and grey literature
- Ovid Medline
A different way to search the MEDLINE database
- Google Scholar
Be sure to set up Google Scholar with the appropriate library links so you will be able to access the full-text of articles once you find them
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