The majority of the Required and Recommended course textbooks are available to you free online!
In addition, the Medical Library keeps multiple print copies of all required and recommended course textbooks in the Medical Library Study Room (KL 102). These print books are reference copies, for in-library use only.
Each of M1 courses has a corresponding Course Guide on the Medical Library web site to serve as a one-stop shop for resources related to individual courses. These course guides include links to the required and recommended textbooks, clinical resources, study guides, multimedia resources, journals, and more.
Key Library Services
Remote Access to Library Resources
To access OUWB Medical Library resources from off-campus, including at home or at Corewell / Beaumont, you must log in with your Oakland University NetID and password—the same credentials for accessing Moodle or your OU email. If you have any questions, please contact the Medical Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 370-3772.
There is a variety of study space available in the Medical Library on the first floor: Group Study, Quiet Study, and Individual Study Rooms. Additional Individual Study Rooms are available on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th floors of Kresge Library.
Books on the 3rd floor can be checked for 8 weeks, and can be renewed unlimited times unless there is a hold on the item.
Schedule an appointment with one of the medical librarians. They are here to support, work, and assist you with any research projects, literature searches, resource use, journal selection, publishing, etc.
Information Mastery instruction is strategically placed within the medical curriculum to develop students’ information skills for self-directed, lifelong learning and to enhance students’ learning outcomes in courses. Medical Library faculty are active in curriculum development, design and teach sessions, and/or integrate information mastery concepts into coursework and assignments/activities at the point of need.
The Medical Library has access to a variety of online resources and books to assist you in studying for your USMLE Step 1 / Step 2 / Step 3 exams and your shelf exams. These include: Board Vitals, and Exam Master Online, plus the Case Files and LWW Health Library series.
Instructions on how to use the premier point-of-care resource. You can also download the app for your mobile device.
Stay Connected with the Medical Library
Read both the OUWB Medical Library Newsletter and our Blog in order to keep up-to-date with the latest tools, services, and resources for expert searching, scholarly communications, data management, publishing, research impact, and more!