The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Health Sciences Library’s mostly digital collection contains authoritative medical textbooks and electronic resources. School of Medicine students learn to search the literature, critically assess the evidence, and retrieve content. They have 24/7 physical and remote access to the School of Medicine and the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Health Sciences Libraries. Carilion Clinic Health Sciences Libraries provide access to:

  • 75,000 electronic journals
  • 39,400 electronic books
  • 9,100 print books
  • 38 electronic databases

The electronic databases include:

  • AccessEmergencyMedicine and AccessMedicine
  • BioMedical Reference Collection
  • Clinical Key
  • DynaMed Plus
  • Medline
  • The Cochrane Library
  • UpToDate

Students have the added benefit of using the large, diverse collection of electronic and print resources offered by the Virginia Tech University Newman Library in Blacksburg, Virginia.

School of Medicine students may request journal articles, book chapters, print books, conference proceedings, theses & dissertations, Standards, SAE papers, NTIS technical reports and more by using VT Libraries' ILLIAD delivery service

Online Resources for Students and Faculty

Access to the library and use of its resources is restricted to current members of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine community.

VTCSOM BlackBoard

Carilion Clinic Libraries
HERO: Books, Articles, Databases
MyAthens Login
Online Catalog
MyAthens Instructions
Database List
Resource Guides

Virginia Tech Libraries
Find Books, Articles, Databases
ILLIAD (delivery service)

2017-2018 Required Textbooks
Class of 2021
Class of 2020

Need Help? Ask!

Margarite (Rita) McCandless
Clinical Research Librarian
VTC School of Medicine
Office: 540-526-2570
Cell: 540-728-0280

Ramona (Mona) Thiss
Carilion Clinic Libraries
Office: 540-985-9828
Cell: 540-206-4271