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Anatomy: Databases

This guide will help you locate and use anatomy information resources from the School of Medicine Library, the USC University Libraries, and beyond.

Drug Information

Finding Fulltext

Evidence-Based Practice


Image Databases


Anatomy of Doctor Tulp Rembrandt (IHM)

  1. Images from the History of Medicine (National Library of Medicine). 
  2. Access Medicine Multimedia Files
  3. NIH Photo Galleries
  4. Public Health Image Library (CDC)
  5. Digital Collections (USC & School of Medicine)
  6. ClinicalKey Multimedia

3D Human Anatomy & Physiology

The complete student study tool for anatomy and physiology created by Primal Picture's Inc. There are 20 modules with clear 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides you can label, clinical case studies, the impact of aging on each body systems, pronunciation guide, quizzes and much more. Each module contains: An overview and clear learning objectives • Key concepts and processes • 3D image and interactive models • Narrated animations and illustrations • Quizzes and reviews • Pronunciation guides to key medical terms • Clinical case studies for each system • Clinical test • The effects of aging.


Remote Access

You can access the Library's electronic resources from anywhere!

When prompted to login, you must use your USC network username and password (not your School of Medicine network credentials).

Check out these resources to learn more:

Accessing Library E-Resources video

Remote Access FAQ

To lookup your USC Network Credentials (i.e. Blackboard, Main Campus email, etc), go to Manage User Account. There you'll find options to claim your account, or reset password, etc. 


A variety of self-paced tutorials are available to assist you with navigating databases.