In addition to electronic and print resources provided by the library, medical librarians are happy to speak with residents for additional assitance. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
LMU-TOMEC residency sites include:
Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital, Family Medicine
Norton Community Hospital, Internal Medicine
Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery
Visit the LMU-TOMEC homepage for more information.
Contact a librarian email@example.com
- Usually scheduled one-on-one, though larger groups are also welcome.
- To set up a research consultation appointment, contact your librarian via her/his information on the contact page
- Includes instruction on database searching, article downloads, web searching, and more.
Many residents join journal clubs and use the library to retrieve relevant article
- Find the desired article in PubMed
- Click on the button to see if we have the article available.
- If you cannot find the desired article, request the article through Interlibrary Loan
- Create an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) account if you don't already have an existing one.
- Sign in to your ILL account
- Fill in any missing required fields.
- Submit your request.
- Requests for articles usually take 5 days or less to be delivered
- Available only to faculty, staff, and TOMEC residents.
- A medical or health science librarian will contact you to learn more about your search request.
- Recommended for faculty/staff/residents who are performing research on a topic and would like assistance with literature searching.
- If you are a student, please contact a librarian and we will be happy to meet with you and assist you with performing a literature search.
- After speaking with you, he or she will perform a search and send you results for review.
- Visit the mobile page to learn more about apps designed to help you at the bedside.The Reed
- Health Science library pays for several resources, such as UpToDate and VisualDx, that come with apps for residents, medical students, and faculty to use.
Find Background Information:
Decide on a Journal to Submit to:
- Use PubMed to search for your topic and limit to case reports (left hand column -> article type -> check "case reports" -> show -> select "case reports" to limit).
- Suggested journal: BMJ Case Reports.
- This will show you which journals publish case reports relating to your topic.
- LMU is a fellow of BMJ Case Reports. Only fellows are allowed to publish articles in BMJ Case Reports.
- The journal requires that you use their patient consent form and their article template.
- Is there more than one author on this paper?
- If so, you need to discuss who receives first authorship, etc. on the paper.
- If you're confused about determining authorship, Cals and Kotz have a short article (including a checklist) on the topic here.
Ask us a question any time! Most librarians are able to respond to your questions within 24 business hours depending on schedule, vacation, and time of year.
Know of a material (book, database, journal, or other) that you would like us to look into? Contact your subject area librarian and let him/her know.