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Faculty Resources

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Faculty members have access to many Baystate Health resources and programs, including the following:

Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Library information resources and knowledge services are available to researchers, educators, and learners:

Literature Searches

Document Delivery

Databases/Online Materials

Note: Some of these links are for subscription-based resources and may require a login for remote access.

  • Explore our mobile apps for Library resources accessible from your smart phone or tablet.
  • Access digital/print databases and citation management resources (software and cloud-based programs). View a list of tutorials to get started on these programs.
  • Browse and access hundreds of journals by discipline.
  • Thousands of electronic books accessible through the online catalog or tools such as ClinicalKey (Elsevier), Access Medicine (McGraw-Hill), and more. ClinicalKey contains additional evidence-based information and covers over 30 specialties, containing hundreds of Elsevier journals and over 1,100 electronic books – plus procedure videos/multimedia, guidelines, and images.
  • For remote access to electronic resources and publications, create an Open Athens account or download the BrowZine mobile app to access publications on a mobile device.
  • Obtain accurate evidence-based information at the point of care with links in Cerner, Baystate’s electronic medical record system (available within the physician workflow). Library-managed links include UpToDate and Lexicomp Online.
  • Not sure how to begin researching a certain topic? View our list of search tips for evidence-based practice.

Baystate-Generated Publications

Access the Scholarly Commons institutional repository, which lists publications by UMMS-Baystate faculty member. Search by publication, author, and topic.

For more information or to schedule one of these services, contact the Health Sciences Library at (413) 794-1865 or (Updated August 2020)

Social Media Platform Instructions


  • How to Use Twitter - Complete Beginner's Guide


(Updated June 2020)

Time Management

Email Management

  • Spark app for managing email on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Android (YouTube)
  • Outlook email management tips

Note-Taking Apps

These apps are great for quickly jotting down any thoughts and ideas that come up. Use these apps to neatly categorize notes and work on them later.

Project Management

(Updated September 2020)

UMMS-Baystate PowerPoint Template & PowerPoint Tips

UMMS-Baystate PowerPoint Template

Faculty are encouraged to use this template when giving presentations.

PowerPoint Tips

(Updated September 2020)

Video Conferencing Instructions


How to Use Webex Meetings + Best Practices


(Updated June 2020)