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Core Books: Second Year Curriculum Book List


Core Book List

Welcome! Core books have been reformatted with OpenAthens links. Simply click on the title to access the book on the vendor platform and sign in with your FAU NetID and password (for ClinicalKey titles, click either organization option when presented.) If you experience issues please reach out to the librarians via email or place a ticket via COM Support: Report a problem to the COM Library

How this guide works: Boxes are arranged to correlate with your courses' syllabi. Simply navigate to the title within the box located within your course's tab, those within the FAU Libraries' collection will be provided with links. A vendor discount is available for all LWW titles; if you would like to purchase an individual title using the code, reach out to Tiffany using the "email me" option in the profile box. 

Error Messages

If you have any trouble accessing the books or chapters, please contact the medical librarians Michelle Keba Knecht and Tiffany Follin at with a screenshot of the error message you received or check out the library’s troubleshooting page at

OpenAthens Log In

For some of our resources or if you are accessing the Libraries subscribed e-resources content after performing a Google search or going to the publisher’s website directly, you may see a login request like the one below:

Use the Find Your Institution Option to Sign in Via Open Athens

After typing “Florida Atlantic University” to find your institution, follow the prompts to sign in with your FAUNetID and password. 

Last updated on Dec 5, 2022 3:55 PM - Guide Creator(s)