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Remote Access Library Hours

Welcome OUWB Class of 2026!

Welcome to the OUWB Medical Library!

 Individual Study Room Quiet Study RoomMedLib

The OUWB Medical Library is located on the first floor of Kresge Library.  It is a full-service medical library with a highly trained staff very willing to assist you. 

Our web site is https://medlib.oakland.edu/.

Key Library Services

Remote Access to Library Resources

To access OUWB Medical Library resources from off-campus, including at home or at 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 medref@oakland.edu or (248) 370-3772.

Study Space

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. 

Book Borrowing

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. Book renewal can be done either in person at the Kresge Circulation desk on the second floor or online by logging to your own library account via Library OneSearch.

Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery

You may use the Interlibrary Loan service (ILLiad) to request items (journal article, books, book chapter, etc.) from another library. For any first-time users, please register for ILLiad first.

For additional information on ILLiad, please visit the FAQ page

Research Consultation

Schedule an appointment (virtual or in-person) 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.

Drop by the Medical Library Office for assistance.  We are located on the First Floor of Kresge Library, KL100.  Our hours are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Library Instruction

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. Please contact any of the medical library faculty members for individualized or small group instructional sessions or tutorials. 

Key Library Resources

Online Textbooks for M1

The majority of the required and recommended course textbooks are available 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.

Course Guides for M1

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. -

https://medlib.oakland.edu/guides/ouwbguides.php

These course guides include links to the required and recommended textbooks, clinical resources, study guides, multimedia resources, journals, and more.

Review Materials to Study for Exams

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, USMLE Easy, and Exam Master Online, plus the Case Files and LWW Health Library series. 

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