Classes & Tutorials

The D'Angelo Library offers a wide variety of classes designed to assist users in developing skills in research, information management and specific library resources.  


Library Medical Informatics (OMSI) – This is designed as a general information class and introduction to the library for first-year students.

  • Database Refresher Class (OMSII) – This is required for students prior to beginning their first clinical clerkship year.
  • Bioethics Introduction to Library Resources
  • College of Biosciences Introduction to Library Resources and Research
  • Anatomy Fellows Research Class
  • OMT Fellows Research Specific Class
  • New Faculty Orientation to Library Resources
  • Introduction to PubMed
  • Introduction to Research
  • What’s New in Library Resources
  • Ovid and PubMed Tips for Research
  • Where to Publish My Article? Impact Factors and How to Find Them
  • Medical Statistics Resources
  • Utilizing Library Resources (designed for faculty/staff)
  • E-Portfolios in Medical Education (designed for faculty/staff)
  • Database Specific Class

Classes and individual sessions can be scheduled by contacting the Access Services Desk at 816-654-7260 or Sara Motsinger, the Reference Librarian, at 816-654-7262 or

General Tutorials

Several tutorials are available and provide quick assistance to some of our databases. Contact the Library for more specialized tutorials or classes.