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College of Osteopathic Medicine: Books

This Resource Guide will help OMS1 and OMS2 students find helpful library resources

How to Search for Books and Ebooks in the Library's Online Catalog

Print books display the location(s) and status.

Copies with the location “TUC Library” are available for checkout outside of the Library.

Copies with the location “TUC Reserve” are available for checkout inside the Library for three hours.



Ebooks have the “Electronic Resources” hyperlink

Click on the hyperlinked title to view the catalog record or click on the Electronic Resources hyperlink to directly access the Ebook.



If you click on the title hyperlink, the catalog record will display the ebook hyperlink(s). Click the hyperlink to access the ebook.


For off-campus access select “Access with your TouroOne credentials”



Then login with your TouroOne Username and Password.


Books by Practice Area or Subject

The COM Books Guide contains selected titles focused towards your didactic courses. In print & electronic formats, the selected titles include study guides, atlases, clinical handbooks, manuals and textbooks. Depending on the vendor, e-books can be downloaded to e-readers or tablets, or printed or downloaded in pdf format.

For board review books and practice exams for the USMLE & COMLEX see the Board Review Resources page.

You will need your TouroOne credentials to access ebooks from off-campus. Select Access with your TouroOne credentials


Then login with your TouroOne Username and Password

If you continue to experience electronic access issues, please contact the Electronic Resources Librarian, Michael Massaro at


You will need your Library card information (user name and barcode) to check out print/physical books. If you need assistance with your Library card information, email


See the Booklists for OMS1 and OMS2 on the TUC-COM Current Booklists page. 

See the Course Reserves pages for the OMS1 and OMS2 required and recommended textbooks available through the Library.

Medical Ebooks

You will need to use your TouroOne login credentials to access these ebooks from off-campus.

Contact the Electronic Resources Librarian for connection and troubleshooting issues.

    AccessMedicine - Over 100 clinical practice textbooks, manuals and study guides. See the Cases and Study Tools tabs for more study aids.

See tutorials and short guides on using AccessMedicine at this link.


    ClinicalKey - Over 1,100 clinical textbooks and handbooks. Some can be downloaded in pdf with the creation of a free user account.

See tutorials and short guides on using ClinicalKey at this link.


     ProQuest Ebook Central - Over 12,000 medical and health science books. Click "Browse Subjects" under the search box. Search under "Health and Medicine".

See tutorials and short guides on using ProQuest Ebook Central at this link.


  PsychiatryOnline - Includes DSM and clinical textbooks. Click on the DSM Library or Books tabs.

See tutorials and short guides on using PsychiatryOnline at this link.





Netter Reference / Atlas of Human Anatomy

From Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy. Special features include :

  • Browse by region or system
  • bonus plates
  • sample dissection
  • atlas plate discussion videos
  • muscle tables
  • clinical tables
  • 3D models & videos
  • customization of images for specific tasks
  • export images to use in Microsoft PowerPoint® and other presentation software
  • Individual lines and labels to plates can be clicked "on" or "off".




Thieme Teaching Assistant

Includes the following atlases:

  • Anne Gilroy - Atlas of Anatomy, 2nd edition
  • Anne Gilroy - Atlas of Anatomy, 3rd edition
  • Anne Gilroy - Atlas of Anatomy, 4th edition
  • Anne Gilroy - Anatomy : an essential textbook
  • Anatomy for Dental Medicine, 2nd ed.
  • Scheunke - Atlas of Anatomy - General Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System vol. 1, 2nd ed. 
  • Scheunke - Atlas of Anatomy - Internal Organs, 2nd ed.
  • Scheunke - Atlas of Anatomy - Head, Neck & Neuroanatomy, 2nd ed.

Images can be exported as individual files and embedded into PowerPoint slides or PDFs, and magnified for better clarity.  Individual lines and labels to plates can be clicked "on" or "off".

See tutorials and short guides on using Thieme Teaching Assistant at this link.