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School of Medicine Information Resources: Home

A guide to information resources for medical students.

Welcome!  Use this guide to help you navigate library resources and services.  Questions or suggestions?  Please contact the School of Medicine library liaison, Shan Tamares.

Use the tabs above (some tabs have drop-down boxes--hover your mouse on the down arrow), or click on the links below.

Freshman Textbooks

lists core texts

and links when

an online

resource is available

Sophomore Textbooks

lists core texts

and links when

an online

resource is available

Clinical Question?  Which tool you should use:

Type of question (Foreground, background, etc.) mapped to the database to use and the type of information you will find

     Rotation Specific Resources

       

 Services

Searching Help

Mobile Access & Apps

mobile apps/resources instructions

Clinicians' Guide to Resources

On this Page

LLU Libraries; Contact & Hours

http://library.llu.edu

909.558.4550 (main desk)
909.558.4588 (reference desk)

Report a problem with a journal:
libjournals@llu.edu

Have a question or need assistance with a search?
Ask us!  http://libanswers.llu.edu/ask

Library Hours

Connect from off campus

LLU students, faculty, and LLU/MC employees can easily connect to most electronic library resources from off-campus.  

The Login screen (once you click on a database or the fulltext of a journal) gives you two choices:

LLUAHSC Login:

When logging into any library web service there is now a button which specifies affiliation.  Login with the email username and password that matches the affiliation you clicked.

LLU/MC employees will need to register for the library.  Request a library account by filling out a Patron Registration Form and follow the directions at the top of the form to fax the completed form with a copy of your ID to (909) 558-4188.  For immediate processing, questions, or if you already have an account that and it is not working, contact the Circulation Desk at (909) 558-4550.

Students/Faculty having username/password difficulties may contact the Circulation Desk at (909) 558-4550 or, the HelpDesk at lluhelpdesk@llu.edu or (909) 558-1000, x48611.

The Libraries Login:

Enter:

  1. Your first and last name
  2. Your barcode (at the bottom of your ID card)
  3. A PIN -- If you do not have a PIN, leave the PIN box blank when logging in.  The system will walk you through creating a PIN.  If you already have a PIN but cannot remember it, please contact the Circulation Desk at (909) 558-4550.

 

 

Looking for your textbook or a book available to LLUH?

Search our holdings below for both print and electronic titles.  For more in-depth help, check out our guide on searching for books and ebooks.

Background/General Information Resources

Search the resources below for background information in textbooks, and point of care tools.

Search PubMed for review articles on your topic.  For more in-depth information on searching in PubMed, check out our PubMed guide.
TIP:  perform your search and then limit by clicking Review under Article types in the top right corner 

 


Search the point of care tool below for dermatologic background information.

Other Resources

Search the resource below for filtered drug reference information.

Search the resource below for filtered natural medicine reference information.

Search the resource below for computer generated differential diagnosis.

Search the metasearch engine below for both filtered and unfiltered evidence across multiple resources and easily refine by evidence type from primary research to guidelines to systematic reviews and more.
 

Foreground/Journal Articles Resources

Search the resources below for filtered foreground information in meta-analyses and systematic reviews.

Search PubMed for meta-analyses and systematic reviews on your topic.
TIP:  Perform your search and then limit by clicking Customize under Article types in the top right corner  Choose Meta-Analysis and Systematic Reviews.  Click on the show button, .  Then click on Meta-Analysis and Systematic Reviews under Article types to filter your results.
 For more in-depth information on searching in PubMed, check out our PubMed guide.

Search the resources below for critically-appraised topics/articles.