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UW Medical School at Gonzaga: Start Here

Library resources for students in University of Washington School of Medicine's WWAMI-Eastern & Central Washington program.

Foley Library for UW Medical Students

UNDER CONSTRUCTION! This guide is basically a copy of our Nursing Research Guide. Edits will be made as necessary

WWAMI students in Spokane have the same library privileges as the rest of our Gonzaga Community.  Librarians are happy to assist you with research projects and are available to meet with you to demonstrate research skills and resources. -- Theresa Kappus

Getting Familiar with Foley Library


Printing at Foley Library is paid with Bulldog Bucks, UW Medical students at Gonzaga can load money into the Bulldog Bucks system online. There are four multifunction printers in Foley Library for your use; you will need your Gonzaga ID card to register with the printing system for your first use.  Print jobs can be sent from library computers or your personal device via Wireless Print.


Interlibrary Loan requests for books and articles not available at Foley can be made through our ILL system ILLiad. To use ILLiad you will need to register with the system and create a unique username and password.

Checking Out

Your Gonzaga ID card functions as your library card for checking out materials.  As a current student you are already registered and authorized to use the library.  Please refer to our circulation policies page for duration of checkout and details. UW Medical students are classified as Grad Students.


Foley Library has over 600 databases and other e-resources ranging from full text medical research databases, to streaming videos or eBooks.  Databases can be accessed from off campus using your Gonzaga username and password.  Select Health Sciences on the subject drop down menu for pertinent database resources, or browse this page for research guidance. 

Online Library Orientation (OLO)

The OLO is a self-paced introduction to the library resources available to you at Gonzaga. It's broken down into sections so you can pick and choose or go from start to finish.

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Theresa Kappus
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502 E Boone Ave
Spokane WA 99258-0095
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