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HHSL Support: School of Medicine
 

First Year

Problem-Based Learning Resources Toolbelt

First Semester

  • Each PBL group is assigned one of the Information Services librarians who supports the needs of the students and facilitator. At least once a semester the librarian makes a "house call" tailored to that week's questions.
  • Librarians introduce students in their PBL groups to textbooks and reference works available in the library and on the Web.
  • Students participate in a treasure hunt for specific types of information.

Second Semester

  • Each PBL group is assigned one of the Information Services librarians who supports the needs of the students and facilitator. At least once a semester the librarian makes a "house call". The librarian works with each student in person or via email on their individual learning question. At the house call, the librarian can suggest available resources and answer questions about access, scope, etc.

Evidence-Based Medicine

  • Librarians and the course directors introduce EBM resources and the research process via a lecture/
  • EBM Resources - includes database such as ACP Journal Club, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews both licensed by Tufts and TRIP Database, a freely available internet-accessible resource.

Clerkships

  • Links for Patient Logs
    Electronically available chapters and articles for chief complaints, diagnoses, procedures & skills associated with the clerkships for Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology are now available. Links for other clerkships are under construction.

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