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

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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
    • two branch libraries
      Branch No. 1
      Szpital Kliniczny Nr 1 – Przemienienia Pańskiego
      ul. Długa 1/2, 61-848 Poznan
      biblioteka@skpp.edu.pl
    • Branch No. 2
      Szpital Kliniczny Nr 2 im. H. Święcickiego
      ul. Przybyszewskiego 49, 60-355 Poznan
      schroder@ump.edu.pl
    • two faculty libraries – at the Faculty of Pharmacy and the Faculty of Healthcare Sciences
    • and twenty departmental libraries
  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. – 4 p.m.
    • Sunday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.*

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

    Students who want to book group-work rooms (2.05 and 2.06) 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 (31st of March, 2012)

    • Collection size: 349,753
    • Books: 282,927
    • Periodicals: 57,637
    • Special collections, total: 9,189
    • Number of journals titles in print subscription in 2012: 464
  6. On line journals accessible through the university network:

    • Total number of journals in online transcription: 15,991
    • Springer Consortium: 1,720
    • Elsevier Consortium: 1,576
    • EBSCO/host web: 11,420
    • Karger: 77
    • Wiley: 867
    • Ovid: 76
    • From other individual publishers/editors: 255
  7. Databases accessible in the university network:Academic Search Complete

    • Access Medicine
    • ACP Medicine
    • ACS Surgery
    • BIBLIOGRAFIA PRACOWNIKÓW UM W POZNANIU (1991-) (Nowa wersja | Stara wersja)
    • Business Source Premier
    • CINAHL
    • Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons
    • Cochrane Library
    • Dentistry&Oral Sciences Source
    • Dietary Supplements
    • DynaMed ( Przewodnik 1,8 MB)
    • ERIC
    • HMIC Health Management Information Consortium
    • Health Source – Consumer Edition
    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    • Herbal Medicines
    • INIS
    • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
    • Journal Citation Reports 2006-2011 (Science Edition; Social Sciences Edition)
    • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    • MasterFILE Premier
    • Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference
    • MD Consult
    • MEDLINE (OvidSP | ISI WoK | EbscoHOST | PubMed)
    • Pharmaceutical Excipients
    • Polska Bibliografia Lekarska GBL (1979-)
    • PRACE MAGISTERSKIE – Wydział Nauk o Zdrowiu UM w Poznaniu (1977-)
    • PRACE MAGISTERSKIE – Wydział Farmaceutyczny z Oddziałem Analityki Medycznej UM w Poznaniu (1985-)
    • ROZPRAWY DOKTORSKIE I HABILITACYJNE UM W POZNANIU (1950-)
    • Stockley’s Drug Interactions
    • UpToDate
    • Web of Science – SCI-Expanded (Serwer ICM | Serwer ISI)
  8. Full-text databases:

    • ACP Medicine
    • ACS Surgery. Principles and Practice
    • Medicines Complete – Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons
    • Medicines Complete – Dietary Supplements
    • Medicines Complete – Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients
    • Medicines Complete – Herbal Medicines
    • Medicines Complete – Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference
    • Medicines Complete – Stockley’s Drug Interactions
    • Medicines Complete – Stockley’s Herbal Medicines Interactions
  9. Encyclopedias:

    • COPE – Cytokines Online Pathfinder Encyclopaedia
    • Correlapaedia – A Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery, and Pathology
    • Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomy Variation
    • Internet Ecyclopedia of Philosophy, The
    • Internetowa encyklopedia leków
    • Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes
    • Medical Encyclopedia (MEDLINE plus Health Information)
    • Medical Encyclopedia – Disease Reference
    • The HIV/AIDS Encyclopedia
    • Thoracopaedia – An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease
    • Wielka internetowa encyklopedia multimedialna
  10. Electronic library:

    The electronic library offers to the medical students and physicians access to thousands of different types of medical information resources. It contains: manuals, dictionaries, atlases, and other such as films and images.