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Library Discovery Service (WMS): Home

You're search just got easier!

Your're Search Just Got Easier!

The Library Discovery Service helps people navigate their research journeys to find and get resources from the DMU library and libraries worldwide. WMS offers an intuitive search experience to easily connect to all library resources.

  • Simultaneous search across all formats and collections instead of consulting multiple services and interfaces.
  • Expanded open access capabilities - connect more easily to freely available scholarly resources.
  • Optimized user interface that adapts automatically to mobile devices 
  • Easier access to thousands of ebooks
  • Looking for peer-reviewed journal articles? You can easily limit your search
  • Streamlined access course reserves - the textbooks you need for your courses.
  • Save searches and create personal resource lists

You should use DMU Discovery

1. When you are looking for specific books, journals, course textbooks, anatomical models, and other digital and physical learning resources.

2. As a starting point in your research. Since Discovery searches multiple databases at the same time, it's a good place to get a broad overview of the subject matter you're interested in. This can be handy when you need to find background information on a subject or you are looking for information on a research topic and you want to get an idea of the different kinds of information available on that topic. It's also a good resource to use when you'd like to search for books/ebooks and articles at the same time


There are a few specialized databases that should be searched separately, outside DMU Discovery. The content in these databases is only accessible through their proprietary platforms.

Some specialized databases include:

  • UpToDate
  • VisualDX
  • Anatomy.tv
  • Exam Master
  • BoardVitals

Save Your Research

Save Time - Save your Research!  

You can easily log into a personal account - all you need to do is sign in! The WMS Discovery service is connected with your DMU credentials so you don't need to set up a special account. Log in and start saving your work.

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Phone: (515) 271-1537

Email: library.dmu.edu