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OMSI - D'Angelo Library Basics: Classes

This guide will give all OMSI students basic information about the Library that will help them in their first year of medical school.

Reference Help

Meet with the Digital Services/Reference Librarian and take an advanced research class to help you with a project or particular database.  

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The D'Angelo Library offers a wide variety of classes designed to assist users in developing skills in Library research, information management, and specific resources available in the Library.

Classes include:

  • Library Medical Informatics (OMSI) – This class is designed as a general information class for first-year student introduction to the Library.
  • Database Refresher Class (OMSII) – The Database Refresher Class is required for students prior to beginning their first clinical clerkship year.
  • Bioethics Introduction to Library Resources 
  • College of Biosciences Introduction to Library Resources and Research 
  • Anatomy Fellows Research Class 
  • OMT Fellows Research Specific Class
  • New Faculty Orientation to Library Resources
  • Introduction to PubMed 
  • Introduction to Research
  • What’s New in Library Resources
  • Ovid and PubMed Tips for Research
  • Where to Publish My Article? Impact Factors and How to Find Them
  • Medical Statistics Resources
  • Utilizing Library Resources (class designed for faculty/ staff)
  • E-Portfolios in Medical Education (class for faculty/staff)
  • Database Specific Class

These classes are open to KCUMB students, faculty and staff. Individual sessions can be scheduled by contacting the Circulation Desk at 816-654-7260 or the Digital Services/Reference Librarian at 816-654-7264.

Database Refresher Class – The Database Refresher Class is recommended for students prior to beginning their first clinical clerkship year. Students will need to schedule their class by signing up at the Circulation Desk in the Library.

General Tutorials:

Several tutorials are available and provide quick assistance to some of our databases. Contact the Library for more specialized class sessions.

Access Medicine - This is a video introduction/overview of Access Medicine.

Clinical Key - ClinicalKey is the world’s first “clinical insight engine.”  More than a traditional search engine, ClinicalKey is built from the ground up on Smart Content tagged from Elsevier’s proprietary EMMeT taxonomy.

Clinical Pharmacology - At the Clinical Pharmacology first page, click on the Tutorial/Help tab, and then click on the tutorial link.      

Ovid Tutorial  

PubMed Tutorial  

Science Online - An eight-minute video that introduces users to Science content, shows how to browse articles and research the site, how to find daily Science news, and more.

SpringerImages FAQs