Plagiarism Library Guide

February 18, 2017

Do you have questions about plagiarism? Well look no further! The library has compiled resources to help guide you through the confusing and sometimes frustrating world of plagiarism. This guide goes over the different forms of plagiarism, tips and tools to help avoid it, and real world examples of the damage it can cause. Take a moment to look over ways that you can avoid plagiarism.

Black History Month

February 6, 2017

For the month of February, the Student Doctors for Ethnic Diversity and the library have created a display based on the theme, “Health and Wellbeing: The Condition of Women and Men’s Health”. A few titles that are being highlighted this year are Medical apartheid, Black man in a white coat, Black women’s health, The African American woman’s health book, Body and soul : the Black Panther Party and the fight against medical discrimination. The display also includes portraits and bios on Black doctors and scientists that have made contributions to the medical profession.

Celebrate Chinese New Year

January 26, 2017

2017 Chinese New Year sign -- roosterOn Friday, January 27 the library will celebrate the Year of the Rooster with festive decorations and treats in the Chinese Herb Library.  Stop by the library after the community hour celebration to sample oranges, candies, and other delicious snacks!

Find journals faster

January 19, 2017
Library website homepage thumbnail with arrow to Journals link There is a new way to find and access the library’s subscribed journals. Click “Journals” on the library website and try it out!

If you are OFF CAMPUS, you will need to log in. Use the same username and password you use for your NUNM email.

Journal search box, thumbnail You can search all of our journal holdings from one easy search box. Just start typing the title of the journal, and select from the options in the dropdown menu.
Journal search results thumbnail Links for full text access appear below the journal title. Be sure to check that the date you are looking for is covered in the date range.

Soon we will begin adding our print journal holdings (physical journals) so you can see what we have available on the shelf in the library. Until that process is complete, the library catalog is the best place to find a comprehensive listing of all journal holdings, both print and electronic.

NEW! NPLEX exam prep

December 12, 2016

BoardVitals logoWe now have BoardVitals to help NUNM students prep for the NPLEX Part 1 and NPLEX Part 2. BoardVitals provides an interactive online question bank with up-to-date explanations from top naturopathic educators and literature with answers, detailed feedback and assessment of your progress. It is accessible at any time, anywhere from any device with a wireless connection making it perfect for students on the go. It is available to students and faculty with access on-campus and off-campus.

Get Started by following these steps:

  1. Register now with your OR email address.
  2. You will receive an email with a confirmation link.
  3. After you confirm your account, you are all set to start using BoardVitals.

Thoughts on thoughts…

December 10, 2016

The first book display of the year is all about thinking, thoughts, and how to make better decisions. Start the year off right by sinking your teeth into some literature that delves into decision making, intuition, and consciousness.

Some titles on display are Blink by Malcom Gladwell, Extraordinary Thinking by Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer, and How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman. Come by the library and check it out.

Cookery from around the world

November 14, 2016


To celebrate the coming holidays, we have gathered cookbooks from around the world. Explore all the different kinds of cuisine the world has to offer, from raw recipes to Italian pastas. Some recipe highlights are: minestrone soup from the Moosewood Cookbook, black-eyed pea and millet dish from Vegan Soul Kitchen, poached pike from Culinaria France, and caraway anise sweet bread from A Celebration of Herbs.

October Book Display

October 19, 2016

img_4477The new book display is all about mysticism, shamanism, spiritualism, and medicine. The library has gathered some books from our collection that delve into the intersection of healing, supernaturalism, and religion. Some subjects that these books go over are old wives tales, Santeria healing, shamanism and the history of witchcraft. Stop by the library and check out these enticing titles.

Get the UpToDate app

October 14, 2016

Photo of UpToDate app for various operating systemsThe UpToDate app now works with our institutional subscription. Setup is fast and easy, so give it a try today!

  1. Access UpToDate from the library website while ON CAMPUS and set up an account. Use the Log In/Register link in the upper right.
  2. You will receive an email with instructions on how to download the app and get started.
  3. In order to maintain uninterrupted access to UpToDate Anywhere, you must re-verify your affiliation with your organization once every 90 days. To re-verify, log in to UpToDate from a computer connected to the NUNM campus computer network.

Questions? Problems? Contact the library staff.

Follow PubMed Journals

October 4, 2016


Do you want to stay current on the latest medical literature? Look no further than PubMed Journals! PubMed Journals allows you to find and follow your favorite journals, browse articles, and keep up-to-date with trending articles through your journals feed.

You can access PubMed Journals if you have a NCBI, NIH, or Google account. If you don’t have an NCBI account yet, it’s easy to sign up! To make an account, just create a username, password, and enter in your email address. So simple!