July 2021
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Brown Bag Webinar at the

TMC Library

The TMC Library is Offering the Following "Brown Bag" Webinar
Introduction to Embase, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from noon- 12:30pm. 
Embase is a peer-reviewed biomedical and pharmacological database with international scope that includes more than 2,700 journals not covered by PubMed/Medline and over 300,000 conference abstracts. Emtree, is a list of indexed terms used in Embase that combined with Medline, retrieve more relevant search results. Embase is an ideal resource for preparing systematic reviews and tracking drug and medical device information.  

This half-hour session will be an overview of how to perform a basic search in Embase using the controlled vocabulary Emtree, and how to save your searches.

If you only have 30 minutes to spare, join us for this virtual webinar.
Everyone who registers, will receive a Zoom link to join.


Board Games at the Library

Next time you’re in the Library, you’ll notice we’ve added Board Games in the Dr. Fred Study area. Come check out one (or more!) for 30 days.

Coming soon are also books on health, wellness, meditation, diversity, inclusion, hobbies, crafts, scientific writing, graphic medicine novels, healthy eating, cooking, and much more.  More coming on finance, poster presentations, and computer science.

Do you have ideas for new books for information/relaxation/something other than clinical or research study?  Let us know what books and games you want us to have. Fill out the Wish List survey to share your ideas.


Need to Study for your Board Exams? 
Exam Master and Board Vitals Can Help


The TMC Library offers professional test preparation databases, Exam Master and Board Vitals, to help you prepare for the board exam (and other professional licensing exams).
Board Vitals includes MOC, CME,   NAPLEX, NCLEX-PN, NCLEX-RN, USMLE and more! Exam Master helps you prepare for the USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3; Medical Board Exams, including family practice, internal medicine, and surgery; several medical specialties, including anatomy, microbiology and physiology; and Part I of the National Board Dental Exam. Exam Master.and Board Vitals organize board questions into question banks in a way that is similar to the actual board exam.
Each database pattern their resource after the actual board test plans. After creating a personal account (students must register using their institutional email addresses), these databases will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and focus on reviewing what you don’t already know.

To access Board Vitals and Exam Master, visit: and search alphabetically for these databases.

Library Hours

Monday -  Thursday    7:00 AM - 10:00 PM 
Friday                         7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday                     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday                       1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Effective July 6, in accordance with public health guidance for shared spaces, masks and social distancing are recommended and encouraged while inside the TMC Library.

We appreciate your help keeping everyone safe and healthy.

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