Research Tools for OPTI Residents & Interns

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Access Requirements


To access the databases and articles available from the UNT Health Science Center, physicians must first:

  1. Obtain a UNTHSC network account by contacting the OPTI program office at 817-735-5075.
  2. Begin their research from the Lewis Library homepage, http://library.hsc.unt.edu/, using their UNTHSC network user name and password to gain access to any proprietary databases.

Research Tools


  • A-Z Database List – Complete listing of available research databases.
  • Journal Finder – Search or browse for journal titles the library has access to.
  • PubMed – Please note that although access is available by going directly to the PubMed site, you must link from this website to gain direct access to subscribed journals. 
  • Find Articles - See available options for finding and retrieving journal articles, including citation matchers and tutorials.
  • Find Books & More - See options for locating books, theses, dissertations, and more, in the Lewis Library and in other libraries.
  • Exam Master – The Advanced Medical Board Preparation System database.
  • Additional Research Tools

Librarians can assist physicians by conducting literature searches of our databases and providing research assistance. Contact the Lewis Library Reference Office at 1-800-687-5302 or askalibrarian@unthsc.edu to request assistance.

Page last updated on April 21, 2014