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How to Use HSC Library Databases

By Linda Wettlaufer

1.    Go to

2.    Move the cursor until it’s on the word “Resources.”  Five choices will pop up.  Click on the word “Databases.”

3.    Choose a database.  MDConsult is a good one to start with. 

4.    There are two ways to access MDConsult.

a.    Generic Edition  

 Click on “Open Generic Edition.”

Click on “Open Generic Edition.”

 You may also click on the arrow next to “Journal Search” to select reference books or other sources.

b.    Personal Edition (extended features and content)

 Click on “Get Your Own Personal Edition Account Now.”

 Enter your first name, any medical specialty, and a profession.

 Enter a word or phrase.