Although Kresge Library is closed until April 13, the Medical Library maintains our remote services to students, faculty, and staff. We're happy to set-up online meetings or chat on the phone as alternatives to in-person meetings. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 370 - 3772 with any questions to support your academic, professional, and personal library needs. We will update you as more information becomes available.
The Medical Library recently published a list of online resources for locating free, reliable, and up-to-date information on coronavirus (COVID-19) including the CDC, WHO, and MedlinePlus. Check out the February 2020 issue of our newsletter for more information!
In addition, stay informed about restrictions on Oakland University-sponsored travel and other guidelines to protect the campus community by visiting their coronavirus webpage.
UPDATE: In compliance with Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Executive Order No. 2020-9, the The Kresge Library building - including OUWB study spaces - is closed to all patrons effective March 16, 2020 at 3pm. The building will remain closed through April 13, 2020, at 11:59pm. The Medical Library will continue to offer virtual library services to support academic, professional, and personal needs.
Starting on Monday, March 16, the Kresge Library building will operate with reduced hours:
To limit possible spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we strongly recommend that campus community members use library resources and services from remote locations whenever possible.
Due to suspension of university in-person classes and events, the screening and discussion of "We Exist: Beyond the Binary" in our celebration of OU Pride Month 2020 has been canceled! We hope to reschedule at a later date and time. Thank you for your understanding!
Co-sponsored by OUWB Medical Library, OUWB Diversity and Inclusion, OUWB Queers & Allies Student Organization, and OU Student & Diversity Affairs.
Join us for our next InfoBite to showcase the New PubMed! In late 2019, the new PubMed was released in soft launch and new changes are implemented nearly every week! Learn about the new features, how to navigate the new interface, and tips for making the most of it for Embark, Evidence-Based Medicine, and more! Please RSVP to the online registration form by Wednesday, February 26.
The Medical Library was selected as one of only 14 libraries around the country to host the newest National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit in 2020: The Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton's America!
The exhibit chronicles the 1793 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia including how impacted all regardless of race, ethnicity, class, or age and was used as a point of debate in politics. With several modern day parallels, come check out the exhibit in the Kresge Library Lobby!
Take a quick study or snack break at OU Libraries in our series of activities complementing De-Stress Fest at OUWB!
Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have limited hours leading up to and over the holiday break:
For a complete list of hours, visit the Hours webpage.
Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend:
For a complete list of hours, visit the Hours webpage.
Join OU Libraries for our seventh year of celebrating International Open Access Week, promoting free, immediate, and global access to research! Three events will be held:
All sessions will be from 12:00 - 1:00pm in Kresge Library. For more information, visit the OU Libraries' website.
Join us for our 8th donor registration drive in support of Gift of Life Michigan and Be the Match by stopping by Kresge Library on October 15 & 16 to register! Plan your life's sequel by joining the organ donor registry and join the bone marrow register to potentially match with someone suffering from leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood and marrow disorders to cure or treat their disease!
The drive is a partnership between the Medical Library and the OUWB Student National Medical Association, OU Cancer Awareness Society, Be the Match at OU, OU Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students, and OUWB Diversity & Inclusion.
To celebrate Women in Medicine Month, check out the Medical Library's ever-expanding Women in Medicine Collection featuring books, eBooks, and other resources related to strategies for success, work-life balance, personal stories, history of medicine, and more!
Check out our Women in Medicine Collection online guide and stop by the Collaborative Study Room during the month of September to browse selected print titles from this collection on our book cube!
Join us for our next InfoBite to uncover the Medical Library's collection of online question banks, prep books, and more for studying basic science content (AFCP, BFCP), organ system courses, & even USMLE Step 1! Please RSVP to the online registration form by Friday, September 27.
Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours over the Labor Day Weekend:
For current library hours, please visit the Hours webpage.
In our 8th year, the Medical Library is hosting our series of extracurricular lunch seminars that complement information mastery topics taught in the curriculum. Join us as we uncover the hidden secrets of our most popular online anatomy tools for study and review for AFCP & M2 organ system courses! Register via the online registration form by Friday, August 16.
Stop by the Kresge Library Lobby to see the newest National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit: Rashes to Research: Scientists and Parents Confront the 1964 Rubella Epidemic celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first viable rubella vaccine! The exhibit chronicles the strategies used by experts and families to limit exposure and complications of rubella prior to the vaccine developed by two NIH researchers, Harry M. Meyer, Jr. and Paul Parkman. For more information visit the exhibit website and digital gallery.
Join the Medical Library for our 6th Annual Open House to mingle with our new students, share light refreshments, and kick off the new academic year! All are welcome to attend! RSVP via the online registration form.
In observance of the Fourth of July holiday, Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours:
observance of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Kresge Library,
including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours:
The Medical Library is hosting our annual Mobile Apps Fair! Stop by our table to download the essential clerkship apps to your mobile devices, including clinical information resources to use at the point-of-care, drug information resources, flashcards, and more! No RSVP required...just stop on by!
With the upcoming Step 1 exam, just a gentle reminder to please be mindful of noise level while studying in the Medical Library Collaborative Study Room. We have had reports of noise migrating over to the Quiet Study Room and want to be respectful of that space. Thank you for your understanding and good luck, M2s, on your Step 1 exams!