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Physician Assistant Guide: Home

Guide to library and freely available web resources in support of the PA program

  Key Resources

Frequently Used Resources

Google Scholar

ExamMaster OnlineExamMaster Online

Exam Master registration required using Phila U. email address

  Find Journal Articles and Books

Use the first two links to locate Gutman Library books or journals.

Library Resources -- Hand-out and PowerPoint

  Where to Start

  Starting Your Research

To begin your research, use the following resources to obtain background information on your topic:

 To locate specific article references, try the following:

Additional Medical Resources

JAAPA Blog on PA Current Issues


First Consult - Mobile App

First Consult, available through our ClinicalKey subscription, has its own app for iPhone & iPad.  Before downloading  this app, you must  create an account in ClinicalKey.  If you don't have one,  begin with Step 1 below.  If you already have an account,  skip to Step 4 . 

1. Visit  on our institutional network
2. Click on the "Register" link (upper right).
3. Enter required data--your email address will be your username.
4. Search the App Store for "First Consult",  Download the First Consult app from Elsevier and login using personal login information.

iPhone screen shot

Library Director-Liaison

Karen Albert
Paul J. Gutman Library
Philadelphia University
School House Lane & Henry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone: 215-951-2847
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