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College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM)

Library and related resources to support the College of Osteopathic Medicine

COM Librarian

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Christina Seeger
College of Osteopathic Medicine, 305B/408
(936) 202-5333

Library Resource and Research Guide for Medicine

This guide is designed to support the learning and research activities of students in the DO program at the SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Use the menu on the left to uncover resources essential for performing research in Medicine. 

Off-Campus Access: Use your University credentials (Sam ID) to access library resources off-campus.  More technical help for students is available from IT@Sam at: IT Sam resources for students

Essential Medical Resources

The following databases are recommended for research on topics in Medicine and related disciplines.  Keep in mind, no single database includes all journal articles, reports, conference proceedings, book chapters, etc. Depending on your topic, you may need to use several databases to locate the information you need. 

*Certain features (e.g., printing PDFs from ClinicalKey, self-assessment in AccessMedicine) require an individual account.  Accounts must be established while on the campus network (on-campus) and your SHSU email address must be used for registration.  

The following journals are leading sources for current research and information in Medicine and related disciplines.

General Medicine
Osteopathic Medicine

The following databases are open sources (i.e., unrestricted [cost or credentials]) of biomedical and life sciences information.  

Resources on the History and Philosophy of Osteopathic Medicine


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