The Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library welcomes you. We offer both virtual and physical resources within easy reach, a robust web presence, and a professional staff ready to help in your search efforts and save you time. We are excited you are here and wish you worry-free, seamless information discovery.
To access many library resources, you'll need to enter your WSU AccessID, which consists of 2 letters and 4 numbers (e.g., ab1234). To locate your AccessID, conduct a people search in the WSU Online Directory. If you don't know your password, you can reset it.
Shiffman librarians can help you
Find information: perform complex literature searches; track down hard-to-find articles; look up journal impact factors.
Manage citations: use Endnote to manage citations and create bibliographies.
Enhance research impact: deposit publications in WSU's DigitalCommons; calculate h-index; comply with funding agency polices on public access and data sharing; create unique author identifiers (e.g., ORCID); provide guidance on using ResearchGate and other online researcher profiles.
Provide instruction: give course-integrated lectures, workshops, and orientations; create research guides linked to Blackboard; help with classroom copyright issues.