bookshelf

What is Bookshelf?

Bookshelf is an online collection of biomedical textbooks that can provide additional or complementary information to that found in your assigned course textbooks.

Tips for Using Bookshelf:

Figures - You can limit your initial Bookshelf search to figures or choose to look at figures only after you see the results of your search.

Bookshelf provides summarized secondary information on topics. If you are looking for primary or review articles, try searching PubMed.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use information I find on Bookshelf in a research paper or presentation?
Check your assignment or ask your professor if information from Bookshelf is acceptable for your works cited. Keep in mind that most books on bookshelf are secondary sources, not primary sources. Find more information on different source types from the Trexler Library website. If you are searching for primary or review articles, try searching PubMed.

How do I find the full text of an article cited by one of the books in Bookshelf?
To find an article cited in a Bookshelf text, check Trexler Library's catalog to see if we have access to the journal. Find more information on finding the full text of an article from the Trexler Library website.

Additonal FAQ are provided on the Bookshelf website.