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KU Medical Library: USMLE Resources Guide

This guide will help you find resources for the USMLE. The United States Medical Licensing Examination is a three-part exam for medical licensure in the US.


USMLE logoThis online guide provides books, links, and information about the USMLE and preparing for this exam. Books listed are available in print, as e-books, or are included as resources in databases at the KU Library and as part of the KU Medical Library.

UWorld at KU

CMHS provides access to UWorld at for the following:

  • Period 1 – N.A.
  • Period 2 – Step 1
  • Period 3 – Steps 1 and 2
  • Period 4 – Steps 1 and 2

For questions or help with UWorld please contact

Information about the USMLE

AccessMedicine Study Tools

AccessMedicine logoThe AccessMedicine database provides online resources that can help you with study preparation including:

Book Requests

Request a book imageIf you have USMLE book titles, print or ebooks, you would like to recommend to the library please reach out to