Information and lending services

info-medb@clutterunibas.ch
Tel. + 41 61 207 32 00
Mo-Fr 8:30-17:00

 

Search guidance | systematic reviews

research-medlib@clutterunibas.ch
Dr. Hannah Ewald
PD Dr. Christian Appenzeller-Herzog
Tel. +41 61 207 31 98

 

Head and subject librarian

Monika Wechsler
Tel. +41 61 207 32 46

 

Management

Christoph Wehrmüller
Tel. +41 61 207 31 95

 

Registration

If you do not already have a library account, you can find out here how to register for and set up an account.

Searching

All media of the University Medical Library, including electronic media, are listed in the library catalogue. The most important questions about the catalogue are answered on the swisscovery help page.

Assistance

The information desk team is happy to support you with searching, borrowing and orders. Our scientific team offers individual consultations for searching in specialist databases and can also carry out searches on your behalf.

 

Openly accessible area

You can get books directly from the shelves on the first floor or order them at the University Main Library. The shelving follows the NLM classification scheme.

Reference collection

Books with the location labelled „Theke” in the catalogue can be obtained at the information desk on the ground floor. You may consult these books on-site in the library for the day.

Copies / Ordering articles

The simplest way to order articles is directly through a PubMed search via get it (not yet working), or alternatively by filling in the order form. To use this service, you will need a user card from the University Library Basel. The service costs between 5-12 CHF per article. All information about sending copied or scanned articles can be found here.

 

Further training courses / Events at the University Medical Library

Systematic reviews

PPHS PhD Program Health Sciences: introductory course in systematic reviewing for doctoral students (every Nov/Dec) 

 

Webinar EndNote (2019)

Recordings as individual video tutorials

 

Curriculum-based training
  • Medicine: 1st and 3rd year (introduction to the library, catalogue, PubMed); WiMo (citing, PubMed, EndNote); Wiko-Flex (various courses)
  • Dentistry: 1st year (EndNote)
  • Nursing: 1st and 2nd year (introduction to the library, PubMed, systematic searching)
  • Pharmaceutical sciences: 1st year (introduction to the library)
Training courses on request

We are happy to offer further training courses for students and researchers if required. The training content and location can be agreed on individually. Contact: monika.wechsler@clutterunibas.ch Tel. 061 207 32 46

 

New: Tutorials Scientific Publishing (Karger)

16 Online Tutorials aboout scientific publishing from KargerLEARN.
To receive a login contact info-medb@clutterunibas.ch

Cochrane-Library

EBM literature database
Also available for the layperson

Cinahl

Focus on nursing and other healthcare professions

UpToDate

"Point-of-Care" database for evidence-based medicine in the clinic.
Access available only through the computer network in the medical library and the University Hospital Basel. VPN access from the university’s network is not possible.

AMBOSS

Learning programme and reference work for medical students.

Journal Citation Reports InCites

To search for impact factors and journal rankings

Web of Science (WoS)

Multi-disciplinary, natural sciences literature database

Further databases

Licenced access within the network of the university and the University Hospital Basel

 

E-journals

Licenced access within the network of the university and the University Hospital Basel

 

From the SBB train station:
Take tram no. 8 or no. 11 to "Schifflände". At Confiserie Bachmann, go through Blumengasse; the entrance to the University Medical Library at Spiegelgasse 5 is around the corner.

From Badischer Bahnhof (German train station):
Take tram no. 6 to "Schifflände". At Confiserie Bachmann, go through Blumengasse; the entrance to the University Medical Library at Spiegelgasse 5 is around the corner.

By car
The University Medical Library is in the city centre, diagonally opposite the "Storchen" car park. Our library is just a short walk from there.

Delivery of goodsThe service entrance in the Blumengasse can be used for delivery of goods. Please ring the bell at the main entrance so that we can open the side entrance for you. 

Postal address

Universitätsbibliothek Medizin
Spiegelgasse 5
4051 Basel
Switzerland