|Alison (Ali) Konieczny|
|Office: FLITE 315|
Pharmacy Student Library Orientation
• Study room keys: available for individual or group use, including rooms with DVD or VCR players
• Locker keys: lockers are available in the library's extended study area that you can use until the library closes
• Anatomy Models and Anatomy Charts: get ready to ACE your anatomy exam by checking out some of the anatomical models. You can find these in the online catalog by doing a subject search for anatomy models or anatomy charts
• Class reserves: these are documents, books, old tests, etc. that your professor has put on file at the library, or look at our selection of Test Reserves using the Online Catalog Reserves tab to find resources such as study guides for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination™ (NAPLEX®)
• Laptop computers to use in a study room, or elsewhere in the library
• Books (of course) - check out one of the many pharmacy books on topics such as Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Information, Pharmacokinetics, and much more!!
Check out our FAQ to learn more about various services, locations, library materials, and other odds & ends.
Both the second floor reading room (pictured) and the third floor of the library are designated quiet zones. Also, feel free to check out a study room key. If you need 24/7 access to the library, the extended studies area is open all night once the semester gets into full swing, and this includes a computer room.
There are a wealth of health and medical databases, with many being specifically pharmacy-related. There are multiple routes to get to the databases:
• The Find link located at the top of each library webpage links you to Find Articles. Check out the Health & Medical Resources, General & Multidisciplinary Resources, News Service/Newspaper Resources etc., depending on what you are interested in finding.
• The Library Homepage let's you search for databases by broad subjects, specific subjects, or by title.
• Check out your Pharmacy Study Guide
• Some Health & Medical/Pharmacy databases that you might want to try include:
Drug Facts and Comparisons
Micromedex (call 591-3602 for password)
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
*Note, not all databases contain the full text of articles. You may need to use the Find It link in the databases to link out to the full text.
You can find books by looking in the catalog. The catalog link is located off of the Library Homepage, and there is also a Find Books link under the Find menu of each library webpage.
*If there is a particular book you are interested in, and it is not available at Ferris, please check:
• MeLCat, an online catalog that searches for books from over 200 participating libraries and allows you to make an interlibrary loan request by clicking on Get this for me!
An international library catalog, WorldCat contains more than 52 million records describing items owned by libraries from all over the United States and around the world. Books found in WorldCat can be requested through InterLibrary Loan.
Any more questions? Contact: Alison (Ali) Konieczny / Email / Phone: 231-591-3696 / Office: FLITE 315
Don't forget, you are welcome to come to the Oval Information Desk and ask for help any time. You can also call us 231-591-3602 or chat with us.
Last update: October 1, 2008