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Student Resources

The Student Resources LibGuide provides quick access to library resources of most interest to students. Use the tabs to see the lists of the P1, M2, MSA, MSGC, and Pharmacy Student textbooks and to find availability information in electronic and/or print book formats. Send suggestions/feedback to

Our resources are available anytime, anywhere and on any device. Learn more about how to access resources from off-campus


Case Files Collection from AccessMedicine

MCW Libraries recently acquired subscription access to AccessMedicine’s complete Case Files Collection, which includes 7 titles in the basic sciences: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology.

The Case Files Collection features an interactive format to help you learn and retain knowledge, and personalized functionality to let users mark their progress through completed and unseen cases.

Within the Access products, create a free MyAccess Profile to bookmark content and track self-assessment progress. 


Connecting from Off Campus

MCW Libraries uses OpenAthens to connect to library resources from off campus. When you are off campus, you will see an OpenAthens sign in page when attempting to access a library resource. Choose to “Sign in with your MCW username” and enter your MCW account information. 

For students, your OpenAthens login is your MCW account information is your alpha-numeric NetID and your MCW account password. 

Sign in with your MCW Username

If you find OpenAthens links on your favorite journal or database websites, you can try logging in with your MCW account using the following steps:

  1. Find the OpenAthens link.
  2. Find your institution: Medical College of Wisconsin.
  3. Sign in with your MCW login information.

More information can be found on our OpenAthens guide. Please send us an email if you encounter any problems.

MCW Libraries' Locations and Hours

Todd Wehr Library

The Todd Wehr Library is the hub for library activities at the Medical College of Wisconsin. It is located on the third floor of the Health Research Center (HRC).

The library is staffed: 

Monday-Friday: 9am - 5pm

MCW badge access 24/7

Librarians are available via chat or email during business hours, and you can arrange to set up Teams or Zoom meetings. 

Froedtert Library

The Froedtert Library houses a strong collection of resources in consumer health, clinical medicine and nursing. This resource center is located on the second floor of the Froedtert Specialty Clinics Building.

The library is staffed:

Monday & Wednesday: 9am - 4pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8am - 4pm

Froedtert Badge Access 24/7

Children's Wisconsin

The Children's Wisconsin librarian office is located in the Daniel M. Soref Family Resource Center. The Daniel M. Soref Family Resource Center is on the first floor of Children's Wisconsin, the entrance is next to the aquarium.

BMJ Case Reports

We are happy to announce that MCW Libraries acquired an institutional fellowship to BMJ Case Reports. The institutional fellowship includes full-text access to the journal, and MCW users can submit manuscripts at no cost.

To submit your own work to BMJ Case Reports, contact MCW Libraries for the institutional fellowship number. For more information, please see our BMJ Case Reports LibGuide.


EndNote for MCW Students

EndNote is available to all MCW students. To download EndNote to your computer, log into MCW-IS Self Service with your MCW credentials, click My Software, and select EndNote. If you run into problems, contact MCW-IS.

View our or EndNote guide for more information. 

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