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School of Dentistry: D1s: About this Guide

This guide contains content suitable for study and review for first-year dental students.

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How to Seek Library Instruction

Library Hours & Contacts

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Phone: (615) 327-6463
Sandra Parham, Executive Director
Vanessa Smith, Library Analyst III
Ellen Clare Kimbro, Reference
& Embedded Librarian
Julia Drew Rather, Reference
Librarian & Project Archivist

Charging Stations on 1st & 2nd Floors

Find device-charging stations just inside the library's main entrance and one floor up (3rd Floor, Learning Resource Center Building) 

How to Use this School of Dentistry: D1 Research Guide


Most pages in this research guide for first-year dental students contain course-specific content in the Library & Archives Collection. Others contain general resource content, such as the tabbed page for flashcards and other helpful tools or the page that displays links to databases. Just click each tab to find content that supports you for each course you take as a first-year dental student. 

Off-Campus Access to Resources

When seeking to use the Digital Library (DL) from home or elsewhere, users must first click the "Off-Campus Login" button at the top right of the webpage. Once signed in with Meharry credentials, do not forget to close the original Digital Library webpage you opened and use the new DL page that pops up. Now you're all set to start using the library's subscribed resources available to all Meharrians!

Visit the Library Lounge

Visit the Library's Computer Lab to Use the Sectra Anatomy & Dissection Table

Sectra Anatomy Visible Human (VH) Dissection Table & Virtual Reality (VR) Software with Headset & Handsets


  • Study of anatomy and engagement in virtual dissection by interacting with the Education Portal’s clinical content, which includes real cadaver images and histologic and radiologic imaging
  • Faculty members can use provided lessons or create their own using the Education Portal for students to navigate in each of these virtual reality settings
  • Student & Faculty Population:
    • M1s-M4s and medical residents
    • MHS students
    • D1s-D4s and dental residents
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