Shiffman Medical Library

Request Library Instruction or Consultation

Send an email to to arrange an instructional workshop or consultation.


SML instructional workshops are designed to provide customized, classroom style training for WSU faculty, students, and staff. Workshops are conducted for groups of five or more individuals. Workshop topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • EndNote Citation Management Software
  • PubMed: Timesaving Features
  • Preparing and Presenting Professional Presentations
  • Where's that Article: A How-to Session


A consultation is an educational opportunity for WSU faculty, students and staff to meet with a member of the Shiffman Medical Library staff for in-depth, individualized assistance with library research, reference, and resources. Individual and small group consultations (groups of four or less individuals) are provided in the following areas:

  • Access library material off campus, remote access
  • EndNote: Manage article citations and publications
  • Improve skills for literature searching
  • Integrate library resources into classroom instruction
  • Locate e-journals, e-books, and health sciences databases
  • Navigate the Shiffman Medical Library Web site
  • Order articles and books
  • Set up alert services
  • Set up automatic search requests

To schedule instructional workshops or consultations contact:

La Ventra Ellis-Danquah
Shiffman Medical Library
Information Desk: 313-577-1094


Shiffman Medical Library
Wayne State University
Mazurek Medical Education Commons
320 E. Canfield St.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 577-1094