Friday, January 31, 2014


uCentral provides Pumerantz Library users access to the Harriet Lane Handbook, Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient and a basic MEDLINE search from the online or download the mobile app.

Free registration is required to download content to your mobile device.

Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examinations Online

The Pumerantz Library is now providing access to Bates’ Visual Guide. Bates delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for Advanced Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine courses. This online guide also provides access to the OSCE clinical skills videos. The 5th Edition features re-shot content and new clinical skills videos. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Coming Soon - Harry Potter's World Exhibit

Coming soon! Harry Potter's World Exhibit

From March 10th to April 19th the Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library will be hosting “Harry Potter’sWorld: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine.”

Come see this exhibit, on loan from the National Library of Medicine, featuring notable figures from the Renaissance period and learn how their Magic became Science!

Additionally the exhibit will feature information as to how Renaissance medicine has transformed throughout the ages to influence our current practices.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Book Due Notification

Hello WesternU,
Beginning January 21st, the Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library will be providing item due notices on your checked out items! Notices will be sent via campus email two (2) days before your items are due back. 

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about these notices, please contact the Library by phone at 909.469.5323 or 888.704.1660, by email: or in person by visiting us!

This change was inspired by feedback from you, our users. If you have other ideas on services you would like to see, please let us know!

Thank you.

Monday, January 6, 2014

New Chairs

New study carrel chairs
Hello WesternU,

On January 6, 2014 the library added some new chairs to the library. They are located on the second floor next to the Reference and Outreach office, room 204, with the study carrels. Stop by, try them out and let us know how much you like them.