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Wayne State President Library Resource Guide: Health Sciences

This is the library resource guide for the President of Wayne State University.

Shiffman Medical Library

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Location: Mazurek Medical Education Commons, First Floor

Welcome to Shiffman Medical Library. We are here to help you identify and access important information and library resources quickly. We’ve assembled a core collection of resources available through the Wayne State University Library System, and a few high-quality web sites for your use and convenience.

Mon.-Fri.: 8:00am - Midnight 
Sat. & Sun.: 12noon - 8pm 

Need Help?


Sandra Martin, Director

Wendy Wu, Liaison Librarian

Shiffman Medical Library
Assarin Family Information Desk: 313-577-1094

List of Liaison Librarians
Contact a librarian subject specialist.

Journals & Current Awareness



JAMA Ophthalmology

American Journal of Ophthalmology
The Open Ophthalmology Journal
Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society
Health Affairs
 Journal of Public Health
 Journal of public health management and practice
 Journal of public health policy
 Journal of public health research


BrowZine turns your iPad & Android tablet into a virtual bookshelf for online journals and helps you read scholarly journals from your mobile device to keep you current in your field of study.


Databases & Websites

  • PubMed@Wayne 
    Providing access to 5400+ biomedical Literature (NLM)
  • SciFinder Scholar 
    Providing access to chemical literature & chemical-related patents
  •  Scopus
    Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools that track, analyze and visualize research
  • Web of ScienceThe world’s leading source of scholarly research data

Apps for iPad/iPhone/Android

Clinical Decision Support Tools

Clinical Decision Support Tools

Research Support

  • Scopus for iPad/iPhone (Require to create a user name & password)

Productivity & Study Aids


Educational Resources


Patient Education

Electronic Preventive Services Selector

Med News