Exam Prep Question Banks Now Available
Rutgers University Libraries has licensed preparatory question banks for the following exams:
USMLE Step 1 http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/indexes/usmle1
USMLE Step 2 http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/indexes/usmle2
NBDE Exam I http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/indexes/nbde1
NBDE Exam II http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/indexes/nbde2
Clerkship Shelf exams (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery)
The question banks may be found under the “Health Sciences Databases” section and are located alphabetically within that list,
First-time users must register and create a personal account. It is important to do this on a computer on the Rutgers network/IP range. Thereafter, the question banks may be used from any Internet-connected computer. After logging in, the user is presented with a customized list of available question banks, which can be selected by clicking on the “Go” button.
Questions are written in the form of brief scenarios, followed by multiple choice answers. The program provides feedback on selected answers, proving factual information on why an answer is correct/incorrect. The questions are arranged in broad categories. Users may opt to select one or multiple categories. The exams may be taken in a timed or self-paced format.
For more information, contact your library information desk at either 973/972-4358 (Smith Library) or 732/235-7610 (RWJ Library).