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School of Medicine Resource Portal: At the Library

Resources, tips, and tools to make your first year of medical school a bit easier


The Library offers a number of classes throughout the school year. Items in bold are our most popular classes, but we encourage you to take advantage of as many courses as you can!

  • EndNote (advanced and basic)
  • PubMed
  • Ovid (MEDLINE)
  • Answering Clinical Questions in Real Time
  • Biomedicine and Beyond: Searching Web of Science and Google Scholar
  • Understanding the Electronic Health Record Maze
  • Searching for the Evidence

Learn more and register, on the class calendar page.

Print or save class handouts on the handouts page. 

Study Rooms


  • 30 enclosed study rooms (many with flat screen monitors) 
  • Rooms are first come, first serve
  • Groups have priority over individuals


  • "Isolation booths" throughout the library
  • Larger quiet study areas 
    • 2nd floor, south
    • Reading Room; 3rd floor, north

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Anatomical Models

Anatomical models and bone boxes are available at the Service Desk.  This is not an exhaustive list! Check at the Service Desk for more details by calling 303-724-2152.

Public Access Computers

  • Print and scan
  • Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel
  • EndNote
  • PrimoPDF
  • Adobe Elements (on four computers)

Writing Center

The Writing Center conducts "one-on-one and small group sessions, directed by trained Professional Writing Consultants, are tailored to support students and build more accomplished writers. We assist writers of all levels and in all disciplines on any type of written work." -- Writing Center website.

In addition to in-person consultations, the Writing Center offers daytime and evening synchronous online appointments, as well as an asynchronous online dropbox for graduate students and Anschutz Medical Campus students.​

To schedule an appointment, attend a workshop, or learn more, visit their website, call 303-724-4143, or email

Meeting and Event Rooms

Several Library spaces can be reserved.  Visit our Meeting Rooms webpage for more information.


Printing on campus costs 10 cents per page.  To use campus printers and copiers, you must have a printing account or copy/print card.

  1. Open a printing account at the AMC Bookstore (1st floor, Bldg 500).  This will enable printing from any campus lab with student access.  (including Library computers).  When you log onto a computer, you can see how many pages are left in your account on the lower right side of the screen.
  2. Buy a copy/print card at the Library for $1. Cards only work on Library printers and copiers. 

NOTE: All Library copiers accept coins (as well as copy/print cards)