Shiffman - Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Timesaver (Guide)



Visit Shiffman Mobile for more available mobile apps


WSU UpToDate (U2D) users mustregister and create a personal username and password to access UpToDate.  There is no cost to register. Your personal registration provides  a free UpToDate Mobile App for up to  two mobile devices and access to U2D from any computer.  

Complete the one-time registration by launching UpToDate from the Shiffman Library webpage to take advantage of all of the benefits this new subscription has to offer.

Re-verification of your affiliation may be required and can be completed by logging into U2D from the Shiffman Library website either onsite or through ezproxy once every thirty days.

See more instructions here:

UptoDate app available! Download mobile app to access UpToDate® from your mobile device via Apple Store (for iPhone® and iPad®) or Google Play (for Android™). Windows8 tablet user can download from Windows Store icon on your Windows8 start screen.

Key Databases

Key Videos

Henry Stewart Talks: A collection of online seminars by world experts in biomedical and life sciences as well as marketing and management fields. Search Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical will get a list of relevant topics. 





Reserve a Group Study Room at the LRC

Click here to reserve a room

Note: On Monday October 12th,

rooms 322, 323, 324, 325, and 326 will not be

available for group study from 9am-3:30pm.

Things to Remember

  • Use your WSU Access ID & password  for off campus access to the library resources.
  • Room reservations can be made a week in advance.
  • Use "360 Link to Full Text" to obtain full text articles.
  • When searching WSULS catalog, click "Get It!" to have the item be delivered to the Applebaum LRC for you to pickup.

What Can I do for You

Research Support

  • National Institutes of Health reporting policies
  • Journal impact factors
  • Funding sources
  • Request assistance with a literature search or EndNote reference management software
  • Learn to effectively search PubMed, Cochrane Library, Scopus, and other research support tools
  • Find expertise across most disciplines at WSU using ResearchConnect
  • Stay current through RSS feeds or email alerts
  • Create a digital CV via ORCID etc.

Reference/Information seeking

  • Conduct literature searching, find journal ranks, verification of incomplete or incorrect citations, etc.
  • Provide onsite assistance on request

Course Integrated Instruction

  • Work with faculty to develop course integrated workshops
  • Provide orientations, individual instruction
  • Creating a library resource guide to be linked via Blackboard
  • Helping clarify copyright issues, etc.

Collection development:

  • Work with faculty to provide eAccess to core materials that support research and teaching

Liaison Librarian

Wendy Wu
320 E. Canfield
Shiffman Medical Library
Wayne State University
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