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Faculty Resources

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

Health Sciences Library

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Information resources and knowledge services available to researchers, educators, and learners:

  • Members of the Health Sciences Library team can perform literature searches and full-service document delivery. To request an article, use this form or follow this tutorial on how to access journal articles in PubMed.
  • Create an Open Athens account for additional access to electronic resources and publications, 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.
  • Clinical Key (for physicians) 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.
  • Access thousands of digital/print databases and citation management resources (software and cloud-based programs). View a list of tutorials to get started on these programs.
  • Request customized training and on-demand consultations on topics such as citation management and clinical point of care tools.
  • Access Scholarly Commons, which lists Baystate-specific publications by faculty member.

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

UMMS-Baystate Powerpoint Template

Faculty are encouraged to use this template when giving presentations. (Updated June 2020)

Video Conferencing Instructions


How to Use Webex Meetings + Best Practices


(Updated June 2020)