Shiffman - Faculty Timesaver

WSU School of Medicine faculty may use the time-saving links in this guide to facilitate seamless access to Shiffman library resources and services. Contact us by email at ASKMED@WAYNE.EDU or phone 313-577-1094.

Welcome from Shiffman Medical Library

Start at the Shiffman Medical Library website for your academic, research and clinical information needs. Our team of dedicated and skillful Liasion Librarians and staff are committed to providing service excellence. 

Things to Remember:

  1. Bookmark Shiffman's website -
  2. Do NOT use PIPELINE to access library resources, as PIPELINE might disable some features.
  3. Your WSU Access ID and password (different from your SOM ID). The WSU Access ID contains 2 letters and 4 numbers e.g. ab1234) - to locate your Access ID, conduct a people search in the WSU Online Directory.
  4. Use the following link to reset your WSU Access ID password.
  5. PUBMED@WAYNE is the best MEDLINE interface for searching the medical literature:
    • Access WSULS's collection of full-text articles immediately
    • Request additonal articles using the 360 Link to Full-Text feature


New Books

Now available at Shiffman Medical Library


WSULS Research Guides

Shiffman Librarians Can Help

  • Research Support - Request a research consultation, access full-text articles, set up RSS feeds and email alerts, submit publications in the university's open access digital repository Digital Commons @Wayne, get answers to basic Endnote or SciVal (formerly Collexis) questions& more
  • Information Seeking - Request a literature search for research projects, find journal rankings, verify incomplete or incorrect citations, etc.
  • Library Instruction - Librarians provide course integrated workshops, orientations, individual instruction, create research guides linked via Blackboard, and help with copyright issues
  • Collection Development - Suggest new resources, provide e-platform to highlight frequently used journals or books, etc.
  • Learn More - Contact your Liaison Librarian with questions or for further assistance.

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