The Main Library of Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poznań​

PUMS Library website

http://www.bg.am.poznan.pl/index.php?lang=eng

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  1. The Library System of the Poznan University of Medical Sciences

    The University Library System is comprised of the following units:

    • the Main Library
    • one faculty library – at the Faculty of Pharmacy
  2. The Main Library houses most of the entire collection, its address is:

    Biblioteka Uniwersytetu Medycznego
    Ul. Przybyszewskiego 37a
    60-356 Poznan
    tel. +48 61 854 67 59
    fax +48 61 854 67 76
    www.bg.ump.edu.pl
    email: bg@ump.edu.pl

  3. During the school year the Main Library hours are:

    • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – midnight*
    • Saturday: 9 a.m. – midnight*
    • Sunday: 9 a.m. – midnight*

    *it does not refer to all reading rooms in the library

    Students who want to book group-work rooms (2.05, 2.06, 2.07) and/or individual-work rooms must sign up for it at the Information Desk of the library (first floor) at any time during the standard operating hours.

  4. Students are advised to:

    • use the wardrobe check room and lockers on the ground floor prior to entering the library upstairs
    • refrain from drinking or eating outside of the designated area by the snack bar since neither is allowed inside the library area
  5. Library Collections (as of 30th of June, 2017)

    • Collection size: 365,008
    • Books: 278,203
    • Periodicals: 76,820
    • Special collections, total: 9,985
    • Number of journals titles in print subscription in 2017: 274
  6. On line journals accessible through the university network:

    • Total number of journals in online transcription: 16,339
    • Springer Consortium: 1,681
    • Elsevier Consortium: 1,654
    • EBSCO/host web: 11,420
    • Karger: 77
    • Wiley: 852
    • Ovid: 183
    • From other individual publishers/editors: 250
  7. Databases accessible in the university network:

    • Academic Search Complete
    • PUBLICATIONS – Bibliography of Medical University (1991-)
    • PUBLICATIONS – Bibliography of Medical University (-1990)
    • BioMed Central
    • Business Source Premier
    • ChemSpider
    • CINAHL
    • Clinical Key
    • Clinical Trials
    • Cochrane Library
    • Dentistry&Oral Sciences Source
    • Draw it to Know it
    • DynaMed ( Przewodnik 1,8 MB)
    • ERIC
    • Health Source – Consumer Edition
    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
    • Journal Citation Reports 2006-2016 (Science Edition; Social Sciences Edition)
    • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    • MasterFILE Premier
    • MD Consult
    • MEDLINE (OvidSP | EbscoHOST | PubMed | WoS)
    • MEDtube
    • NLM Databases & Electronic Resources
    • Polish Medical Bibliography (GBL)
    • PubMed
    • Scopus
    • Toxnet
    • UpToDate
    • Web of Science – SCI-Expanded (Serwer ICM | Serwer ISI)
  8. Electronic library:

    The electronic library offers to the medical students and physicians access to thousands of different types of medical information resources. It contains: textbooks (ClinicalKey – textbooks and journals from Elsevier),  atlases (Acland Video Atlas of Human Anatomy), and other such as films and images.(MEDtube, Draw it to Know – an interactive online resource that teaches medical sciences in a purely kinesthetic way).