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BioTech Commons - PSOM 1st Yr Sneak Peek!: Home

Thank you for attending the Biotech Commons - Sneak Peek event!

  • Below you will find resources and links to content described at each of the information stations.
  • The Biotech Commons remains closed, however, please reach out to Frank Campbell at if you have any questions.  
  • While closed, resources are still accessible from our Biotech Commons homepage.  Please don't hesitate to contact us!


Access clinical resources, bibliographic databases, e-journals, e-books, and video content. Schedule a consult or stop by the library for assistance with any of our electronically accessible resources.

Access our resources remotely and retrieve full-text content using PennText, browser plugins, VPNs, or a combination of tools. Learn more by accessing our Using Electronic Resources guide. 

Assistance Desk Services & Study Space

Learn more about our physical space and services offered at Assistance Desk

Events & Wellness

Highlighted Links

Upcoming Events:

Meet Your STEM Librarians

On Thursday September 9th 12pm to 1pm Eastern, network with fellow students and librarians interested in STEM on a virtual community platform called Kumospace.


Virtual Health Literacy Month #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In honor of Health Literacy Month, learn how to edit health-related pages on Wikipedia, an open source web-based encyclopedia that is one of the world's most popular websites. This event will be held on Wednesday October 13th 12pm to 2pm Eastern on Zoom in partnership with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Patient and Family Education Committee.


Mobile Apps

Library purchased apps are available for your mobile devices.

Poster & 3D Printing Services

The Biotech Commons offers Poster Printing and 3D Printing services. Poster printing is $0.03 per square inch for paper or $0.06 per square inch for polyester fabric. Poster design consultations are free. 3D printing is available at no cost for academic, clinical, and research use.

Consultation & Researcher Services

Request a one-on-one consult with a librarian. We are available in-person, via email or video conference

Digital Academic Research Transformation (formerly PMACS)


OASIS is PSOM's web-based scheduling and evaluation system

Weingarten Learning Resources Center

Weingarten Center supports students from across the Penn campus to succeed and to find supplementary resources that enable their academic journey.

Medical Education Liaison

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Frank Campbell
Univ of Penn - Biotech Commons
3610 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Biomed Raffle Prize!

First-year Medical Students that subscribe to our blog "Biomeditations" between Aug 10th & Aug 14th, will be automatically entered into a raffle for a chance to win a prize!


  • You must subscribe to the blog during Orientation Week, between Aug 9th & Aug 13th! Anyone signing up earlier or later will not be eligible.
  • You MUST use your Penn email address when subscribing to the blog.
  • Only one winner.  Good Luck!

All you need to do is visit Biomeditations, enter your Penn email, and click the "Follow" button.  Remember to sign-up between Aug 9th and Aug 13th!