IN EVIDENCE: BFM LIBRARY SERVICES in the COVID era.- List of COURSE TEXTBOOKS in e-book format. - Affluences: new booking time slots for the BFM library sites starting from 6th June 2022. - New purchase: BMJ Case Reports.

Teaching/Learning resources

Here you find the list of course textbooks currently available in e-book format, and a selection of other bibliographic resources that can be helpful for teaching/learning activities.

Contents inside the expandable menus below are constantly updated. Resources are labelled as on subscription/on trial/free.  Subscription-requiring resources are linked to allow off-campus access via Bibliopass (UniTO credentials required).


Drug Information

- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Drug Monographs - Access Medicine: Drug summaries, searchable for generic/trade names or pharmacologic classes. A Patient Education section is also available.


- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Micromedex: A suite of evidence-based databases about drugs, drug interactions, toxicology, laboratory analysis, and alternative medicine. It includes the “Martindale: the Complete Drug Reference”, the reference source about drugs and medicines around the world.


- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Ovid Multimedia: collection of multimedia (images, audios, and videos). It is possible both to perform a quick search and to browse the available topics.


- [FREE] The Visible Human Project: collections of three-dimensional representations of a human male body and a human female body (a project of the National Library of Medicine).


- [FREE] Atlas Dermatologico: photo archive of dermatological diseases.


- [FREE] Visuals Online: collection of images from the National Cancer Institute archives.


- [FREE] Images from the History of Medicine (IHM): digital collection of images about the history of medicine created by the National Library of Medicine.



Audio/Video Materials

- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Multimedia - Access Medicine: multimedia collection including auscultations, podcasts, anatomical models, pathophysiology animations, patient interviews, physical exams and procedural videos.


- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Ovid Multimedia: collection of multimedia (images, audios, and videos). It is possible both to perform a quick search and to browse the available topics.


- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Hospital Corner: Procedures - Access Medicine: collection of videos about clinical procedures.


- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] JOVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments): Education: collection of education videos about scientific foundamentals. UniTO subscribes the following collections: 

          Cell Biology

          Developmental Biology





          Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology

          Biology I: Yeast, Drosophila, and C. Elegans

          Biology II: Mouse, Zebrafish, and Chick

          General Laboratory Techniques

          Lab Animal Reseaarch

          Lab Safety


- [ON SUBSCRIPTIONS] JOVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments): Neuroscience: videos about methods and techniques for studying the brain and nervous system.





Quizzes, Clinical Cases and Review Questions

- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Study Tools - Access Medicine: Multiple-choice quizzes, flashcards, and quiz-bowls (free account registration required).


- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] Cases - Access Medicine: collection of clinical cases (free account registration required).


- [ON SUBSCRIPTION] The Infographic Guide to Medicine: a collection of visual "snapshots" about clinical topics, organized by medical specialties.