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Volume 6 | Issue 8 | August 2016

5th Annual Organ & Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive
The Medical Library is proud to host our fifth annual organ, eye, and tissue donor registration drive as part of Michigan Libraries for Life, a partnership between Gift of Life Michigan and over 120 health sciences, medical, public, academic, and hospital libraries across Michigan.

This year, we're partnering again to host a dual drive to also register bone marrow donors for Be the Match with the OUWB Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS), and OUWB Diversity and Inclusion as well as the OU Cancer Awareness Society.


The drive will be held September 26 - 28 in the Kresge Library Lobby from 10:00am - 2:00pm daily. Come join us and register to be a new donor and encourage your friends and colleagues to do the same!

Call for Volunteers! We invite any OUWB student, faculty, or staff member to volunteer to staff the registration tables. Even if you only have an hour to spare, we would love to have you! You can sign-up directly on the Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet. A short training session will be scheduled for mid-September.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Swanberg at

Student Corner 

Library Hours Over Labor Day Weekend Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours during the Labor Day holiday weekend:

  • Saturday, September 3: closes at midnight
  • Sunday, September 4: open 7:30am - midnight
  • Monday, September 5: CLOSED
  • Tuesday, September 6: reopens at 7:30am and 24/7 resumes


Medical Library Student InfoBites Join us for our second InfoBite of the semester as we demonstrate the Medical Library's collection of online question banks, prep books, and more for studying for BFCP and organ system exams.
  • What: Exam Prep Resources for BFCP & Organ System Courses
  • When: Monday, September 12; 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Where: 203 O'Dowd

Lunch will be served so please register via the online registration form by Thursday, September 8!

If you missed the Anatomy Resources InfoBite in August, check out our Anatomy Resources Comparison Chart comparing the scope and features of our major online anatomy tools as well as the AFCP Course Guide with links to a variety of anatomy resources.


Medical Library Space Update Check out the new bulletin boards in the individual study rooms for you to post and organize notes, outlines, and more while studying!

OUWB Publications

Ehlert MJ, Gupta P, Park J, Sirls LT. Detailed cost analysis of robotic sacrocolpopexy compared to transvaginal mesh repair. Urology. 2016 [ePub ahead of print]. (Jonathan Park is an MD Candidate in the Class of 2018 at OUWB; Dr. Larry Sirls specializes in urology at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and is Professor in the Department of Urology at OUWB)

Faraj K, Doo F, Boura J, Vereecke A, Chancellor MB. A cross-sectional study in the USA of the epidemiology and quality of life of underactive bladder symptoms. Int Urol Nephrol. 2016 [ePubMed ahead of print]. (Kassem Faraj and Florence Doo are MD Candidates in the Class of 2017 at OUWB; Dr. Michael Chancellor specializes in urology at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and is Professor in the Department of Urology at OUWB)

Ferrari TM, Nuzzarello A. The importance of self-forgiveness training. Acad Med. 2016;91(8): 1038-1039. (Dr. Thomas Ferrari is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences specializing in physiology at OUWB; Dr. Angela Nuzzarello is Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at OUWB).

PubMed Search Tip of the Month
by Nancy Bulgarelli, Medical Library Director
MEDLINE is a database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) that contains citations and abstracts for articles in the biomedical sciences dating back to 1946. PubMed is the NLM's free interface to the MEDLINE database and provides links to full-text articles found in PubMed Central and on publishers' websites.

Searching PubMed: The Medical Library's website has a PubMed search box embedded on all its pages; a link to PubMed is also included on its "Databases" webpage. While PubMed is free to the general public at, the links on our website are to a specially constructed URL – – that provides access to resources unique to OUWB.

Accessing Full-Text Articles: In order to access the full-text, always start your PubMed search from one of the links on the Medical Library website! (Hint: You can also add this link to your bookmarks or favorites.) This will automatically display the Kresge Library Get It! button; clicking the button will allow you to either print the complete article or order a copy via interlibrary loan if it is not immediately available through the library. This is especially important when you are off-campus, where you will be asked to log-in with your OU credentials (the same user name and password you use for email and Moodle).

Questions? Contact us at x3772 or and watch for next month's PubMed search tip!

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