DDS and ASPID Students

All students at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC should be familiar with the Ostrow Intranet. On the Intranet you will find:

  • Clinic and other manuals
  • Copies of presentations and handouts 
  • Ostrow policies


In addition to these resources, the Wilson Dental Library offers a wealth of information resources to support your educational goals.

Research Guides

Library Services

Librarians are available to assist you with many aspects of your assignments and training activities. The following services are most relevant to your needs:

  • Information searching such as identifying appropriate textbooks, journals, and other resources to address your research questions or learning needs
  • Small-group and individual training on information resources, such as databases, and citation management tools, such as EndNote


To request a consultation with a librarian please Contact Us or schedule an appointment with a dental librarian

Video Tutorials

Librarians from the Wilson Dental Library and Norris Medical Library have created a range of video tutorials demonstrating how to access and search PubMed, how to find full-text articles, and how to use other databases. 

Access the playlist of video tutorials on YouTube.

Library Orientation

We have prepared an online, self-paced library orientation for you. Learn how to navigate the library website, search for books, find resource guides and more.

Wilson Dental Library Orientation