First Aid Test Prep eBooks

July 29, 2011

Dahlgren Memorial Library now subscribes to many First Aid Test Prep eBooks. In this online resource, you will find 23 eBooks that will help you study for USMLE, clerkships, and specialty boards. If you create a free personal account you will be able to bookmark chapters and take notes which will be saved in your account.

Interested in more test prep resources available at DML? Take a look at the Med Students Resource Guide!

New Wireless Settings

July 25, 2011

As of July 19, 2011, UIS has upgraded the wireless setting in the Preclinical Sciences Building  to become more secure.

Learn more about the new wireless settings and how to configure SaxaNet here:

[Update] Nursing Reference Center

July 8, 2011

NRC is now available on the iPhone and iPod Touch and it’s free* for all Georgetown University and Georgetown University Hospital! You can search or browse Quick Lessons, Drug Monographs, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, and more. Here are the access instructions:

  1. Open NRC on your computer and scroll to the bottom of the page.
  2. Click on the link: “NRC iPhone/iPod Touch Application.”
  3. In the pop-up, enter your email address to receive code and installation instructions.
  4. Open your email on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
  5. Click the first link in the email to install the app from the App Store.
  6. Once you have the NRC app installed, click on the second link to activate the content.

*Institutional Subscription paid for by Dahlgren Memorial Library


Dahlgren Memorial Library now subscribes to the Nursing Reference Center (NRC), which can be accessed from on-campus as well as off-campus.

Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, and nurse faculty. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases, including the following specific modules: Diseases & Conditions, Skills & Procedures, Drug Information, Patient Education, Practice Resources, and Continuing Education.

Also included within the Practice Resources are several searchable and browseable eBooks, including Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Davis’s Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, and more.

[Update] eBook Access

July 6, 2011

UPDATE (July 26, 2011): AccessMedicine has re-established our eBook package.


Our AccessMedicine eBooks are temporarily unavailable. We are currently working to resolve this issue and hope to have  the online textbooks accessible as soon as possible. If you have any questions or comments, please direct them to DML Reference. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Our other eBook packages are working fine and the books can accessed here on the A-Z list.