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Edward G. Miner Library

Med Students: Phase 1: Human Structure & Function

This guide will serve as an information resource for first year medical students at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Required e-Textbooks - Anatomical Sciences

Required Print Textbooks - Physiological Sciences

Recommended e-Textbooks - Physiological Sciences

JoVE Core

Recommended e-Textbooks - Anatomical Sciences

Helpful Links Updated 1/30/24

Visible Body

Miner Library has recently upgraded access to the Visible Body Suite which includes desktop & app access.

The Visible Body Suite  includes Human Anatomy, Muscle & Kinesiology, Physiology & Pathology, and biology. There are 3D models and simulations, fladshcards, 3D tours, and augmented reality. 

Users must create an account to access content & download the app.

Here's how to get started: Access the desktop version of Visible Body Suite while connected to the URMC network and create an account. (If you created an account previously, you can use this account to login.) Once account is created, users can download the app.

Every 150 days you will be required to sign in while connected to your institution's network to maintain access.



Miner Library subscribed database  contains nearly 330 videos of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colors, including 5 new videos of the human ear. Watch and listen to world renowned anatomist Dr. Robert Acland as he shows and explains anatomical movement within each region of the body covering bones, muscles, tendons, organs, and more.

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AccessMedicine Human Anatomy Modules

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Miner Library subscribed database of textbooks, multimedia, self assessment & cases. Video & Audio.

Multimedia includes Human Anatomy Modules inlcuding quizes,  Auscultation Classroom, Big Picture Physiology, Patient Interview & Physical Exam and subject lectures.

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Helpful Links


Miner Library subscribed database of textbooks, multimedia, self assessment & cases. Video & Audio include anatomy, embryology, physiology and more.

Langman's Embrology Heart Development