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Monday, Jan 21st, 2019
Kresge Library Building:
Open 24 Hours
OU ID needed midnight - 7am
Medical Library Office:
Open 7:30am - 5pm

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New Resource! Board Vitals Question Bank

The Medical Library now subscribes to Board Vitals, a medical board review and question bank covering USMLE Step 1, 2, 3 and shelf exams in 8 specialties! To initially register for an account, you must use this registration page and sign-up with your OU email address. Following registration, simply visit www.boardvitals.com to start using it!


Book An Appointment Today!

M1s! As you begin to write your Embark project proposal, remember you can book an appointment directly with one of the medical library faculty through our Librarian Appointment Calendar! We can help you identify relevant resources and specific literature for writing your background!

News and Events Archive

Finals Week Events at OU Libraries!

OU Libraries are hosting a series of relaxation events leading up to final exams from Monday, December 10 - Wednesday, December 12! No registration required! Monday, December 10:

  • Chair Massages (10:00am - 4:00pm; Popular Reading Area)
  • Movie Night Screening of The Incredibles 2 (4:00 - 6:30pm; KL Room 242)
Tuesday, December 11:
  • Pause for Puppies (12:00 - 3:00pm; Popular Reading Area)
Wednesday, December 12:
  • Henna Tattoos (10:00 - 11:00am; Popular Reading Area)
  • Mini-Mindfulness Sessions (11:00 - 12:30pm; KL Room 224) - Stop in at any time to learn basic mindfulness and meditation techniques from our own Dr. Thomas Ferrari!
  • Knitting (12:00 - 2:00pm; Popular Reading Area)


Library Hours over Holiday Break

Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours in December leading to and during the holiday break:
  • Monday, December 17: open midnight - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 18 - Friday, December 21: open 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, December 22 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019: CLOSED
  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019: opens at 7:30am, 24/7 hours resume
For current library hours, please visit the Hours page.


OUWB Publication List, January - March 2018

The Medical Library is pleased to publish the OUWB Publication List, January - March 2018 featuring 126 citations to articles, book chapters, published meeting abstracts, and other works published by our OUWB faculty, staff, and students in the months of January, February, and March 2018. If your publication was inadvertently missed, please email the citation to us at medref@oakland.edu and it will appear in next quarter's report! Past publication lists dating back to 2012 are archived on the Publication Lists webpage.


Hours over Thanksgiving Break

Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend:
  • Wednesday, November 21: closes at 8:00pm
  • Thursday, November 22: CLOSED
  • Friday, November 23: CLOSED
  • Saturday, November 24: reopens at 7:30am and 24/7 resumes
For current library hours, please visit the Hours page.


6th Annual Open Access Week Celebration!

OU Libraries are partnering again this year to host a series of events in celebration of International Open Access Week! Join us for the following:

  • Monday, October 22 (11:30am - 1:00pm; KL Nyberg Room): Documentary Screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship
  • Friday, October 26 (12:00 - 1:00pm; KL Nyberg Room): Stories from the Field: Choosing Authentic Journals to Publish Your Work
  • Wednesday, October 31 (12:00 - 1:00pm; KL 225B): Need Data? Discover How to Use ICPSR for Research & Teaching featuring special guests from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Light refreshments will be served at each event. More information and registration form are available on the event webpage.


Welcome to Our New Medical Library Staff Member!

The Medical Library is pleased to announce that David Stewart joined us on Monday, September 10 as our Medical Library Assistant. David is bringing a great deal of experience to the position - his most recent position was at Oakland Community College - and we are thrilled to have him on our team. If you get the chance, stop by the Medical Library Office to meet David and welcome him to OUWB!


Save the Date! 7th Annual Organ & Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive

Join us for our 7th Annual Organ and Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive in support of Gift of Life Michigan and Be the Match! Stop by Kresge Library on October 1 & 3 or the Human Health Building on October 2 to register! The drive is a partnership between the Medical Library and the OUWB Student National Medical Association, the OU Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students, OUWB Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, OU Cancer Awareness Society, OUWB Diversity & Inclusion.


Student InfoBite: Exam Prep Resources

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 in our next InfoBite! Lunch will be provided so please RSVP to the online registration form by Friday, September 14!


Library Hours Over Labor Day Weekend

Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours over the Labor Day Weekend:

  • Saturday, September 1: Closes at 11:59pm
  • Sunday, September 2: Open from 7:30am - 11:59pm
  • Monday, September 3: CLOSED
  • Tuesday, September 4: Reopens at 7:30am, 24/7 hours resume


Student InfoBite: Exploring Online Anatomy Resources

The Medical Library's first Student InfoBite of the academic year will feature a whirlwind tour of our most popular online anatomy tools for learning and studying for AFCP and organ system courses! Lunch will be provided so please RSVP to the online registration form by Wednesday, August 22!


What's New on the Website

We have introduced a couple new features to the Medical Library website.

We hope you find both of these to be improvements over our previous offerings and we welcome your feedback.


Save the Date! 5th Annual Medical Library Open House

All medical students and faculty are invited to the 5th Annual Medical Library Open House! This informal gathering gives you the chance to meet, mingle, and enjoy some refreshments to celebrate the new academic year. Please RSVP to the online registration form by Friday, August 17!


Library Hours for Fourth of July Holiday

Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have the following hours for the July 4th holiday:

  • Tuesday, July 3: closes at 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, July 4: CLOSED
  • Thursday, July 5: reopens at 7:30am and 24/7 resumes


New! Online Board Review Series Collection

The Medical Library now has electronic access to 10 books from the LWW Board Review Series (BRS) including BRS Microbiology & Immunology, BRS Physiology, and BRS Neuroanatomy! Check them out!  


Match Map for Class of 2018

Check out where the Class of 2018 have matched for their residencies: https://bit.ly/ouwbmatch Keith Engwall has created a Google Map showing the location of each student's match institution for the Class of 2018. You can also pull up each of the prior three classes' match map as well.


Celebrating 200 Years of Frankenstein: Exhibit & Event Series

The Medical Library is pleased to host the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit: "Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature," March 11 - April 20, 2018 in the Kresge Library Lobby. In celebration of the 200th anniversary (1818 - 2018), OU Libraries and OUWB School of Medicine are partnering to host a series of events during March and April. For a listing of events, please visit this webpage! Register via the online registration form today!


Suggestion Box

We are always happy to hear from our students. The Medical Library recently installed a suggestion box next to our printers for just this reason. Have a comment or suggestion you would like to share with us? Drop it in the suggestion box. We look forward to hearing from you!


New! Strategies for Publishing Online Guide

Check out the Medical Library's newest subject guide, Strategies for Publishing Your Work featuring advice and links to resources related to several aspects of the publishing process including: identifying & selecting journals, predatory publishing, authorship guidelines, and writing tips! Also included is a tab dedicated to publishing clinical case reports!

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Hours | Location | Comments |

Kresge Library Building: Open 24 Hours
OU ID needed midnight - 7am
Medical Library Office: Open 7:30am - 5pm

Hours | Location