News and Announcements

Thank you, Earl L. Mills Trust

KUSM-W students have free access to UpToDate, a clinical electronic resource designed to provide current answers to patient care, diagnosis, and treatment questions, thanks to generous funding from the Earl L. Mills Trust. The resource provided practical recommendations written by recognized experts who synthesize the best available medical evidence with the best practices.

UpToDate can be accessed from the QuickLinks menu on the Library homepage.

For more information, contact the Library at 293-2629.

Case Files

Check out the case files collection in Access Medicine. You'll find basic science and clinical rotation cases. You can also save and email your answers for case and comprehensive questions. Track what cases you open and complete. Create a free MyAccess profile.

Unbound Med update

uCentral (Unbound Medicine) has been updated with the latest edition of 5-Minute Clinical Consult (5MCC). Now patrons have access to 5MCC 2016 which includes new and updated topics, additional algorithms, and a completely revised health maintenance section.

There is also a new Notes feature, explained in this brief video


Search engine featuring accurate reproductions of high-quality Springer print book publications with exceptional search capabilities and bookmarks. 

New books

Check out the new books in the library. See the most current list here.

Apps for third-year students

See a list of important and common apps for third-year students.

Downloadable EBSCO eBooks & Audiobooks

Our new collection of ebooks will let you check them out for offline access. You can read them on almost any device. We also have a new collection of audiobooks ready to go on your portable audio devices. To view both collections and information on how make use of them on your device, visit our EBSCO eBook and Audiobook section.

Grasp from Unbound Medicine

Brand new feature available in uCentral/Unbound MedicineGrasp allows you to build and share study decks of flashcards from the uCentral resources. When you initially launch Grasp, there will be on screen instructions to get you started. Additional information can be found here.

Mobile Access Tools & Subject Guides

A wide variety of subject guides, including a Mobile Applications Guide, were created and are maintained by our talented library colleagues at the A.R. Dykes Library at the Kansas City campus.

The list of mobile access tools for KUMC's electronic resources can be found here. To view the larger list of handy subject guides, click here. **Please note some guides may be specific to the A.R. Dykes Library.** Wichita students with questions regarding mobile applications or other topics covered in the subject guides should contact the library at   

Unbound Medicine

KUSM-W has acquired a site license for our students for Unbound Medicine, a collection of popular medical textbooks available online as well as through the uCentral app on your personal mobile device. Available electronic titles from Unbound Medicine provided by funding from the Dean's Club include 5-minute Clinical Consult & Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

The following instructions will assist you in accessing Unbound Medicine as well as accessing the uCentral app from your mobile device. If you have any questions or problems accessing Unbound Medicine, please contact the library at

Signing up for Unbound Medicine

To access Unbound Medicine from off-campus computers, or to access the uCentral app from your mobile device, you will first need to sign up for an account with Unbound Medicine. Once you have signed up, you will use your Unbound Medicine user name and password to gain full access to the uCentral app.

There are three ways to sign up 1. Access the URL from a KUSM-W campus computer; 2. Request an email sign up invitation from the library at; or 3. Access the site from home while connected to the KUSM-W Virtual Private Network (VPN.) Computers are available in the Farha Medical Library and the ASA student center lounge. If you would like to sign up for a VPN account, please contact the Help Desk at 293-2605, option 1, for more information.

When you upload the Unbound Medicine URL, you will receive an opening screen. Note the Welcome message in the upper right hand corner, indicating that you have been recognized as a KUSM-W user. When accessing Unbound Medicine from on-campus computers (or via VPN), you will have full access to the online version of Unbound Medicine content.



Last modified: Aug 18, 2016