To provide quality and relevant information and resources to support knowledge and health needs of health care professionals in Oman.

To promote excellence in medical information literacy and thrust health research in Oman.

1. To seek and acquire the best available evidence-based medical resources that will support the goals and objectives of OMSB.
2. To investigate different methods and gateways to deliver and provide access to these resources to the end-users for better utilization of these resources.
3. Collaborate with other institutions which share the same values and missions in Oman and abroad for further enhancement of library services provided.

1.Books Circulation (Borrowing)

2.Subscribe to health e-resources and databases to provide up-to-date medical information for our users.

 3.Reference service. Answer inquires of the health care providers related to medical information and access.

 4.Interlibrary loan article request. In collaboration with other libraries in Oman and abroad, the library will provide full-text of articles that are in need by the healthcare professionals.

 5.Training. The library will provide and arrange training session for the health care professionals that will facilitate how our users access medical information.

 6.Study area. The library has a study area for our residence that will provide them with an environment to study for their courses and exams supported by Wi-Fi

Medical Information Center and Library pursue to provide our residences with up-to-date medical information. The library e-portal is the gateway to access the latest updates in different medical specialties.

To access OMSB e-library please click here

The following are the resources subscribed by OMSB:


Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials.


Point-of-Care Quick Reference, Signs & Symptoms Search, The AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care , Bright Futures, Red Book Content, AAP Policy, Patient Handouts and more.
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
The most influential journals in pediatric medicine by the authoritative resource on children's health care. Titles include Pediatrics, AAP News, Pediatrics in Review, NeoReviews and AAP Grand Rounds


3.AHC – Emergency Package
AHC Media provides medical information, publications and continuing education to healthcare professionals in order to improve patient care and outcomes.

4.BMJ Journals
BMJ Journals provide high-quality content for healthcare professionals, clinicians and researchers across the globe, our portfolio of over 60 titles includes some of the most influential specialty journals in their field.


5.Best Practice
Best Practice gives medical professionals the best available information for any clinical situation. Regularly updated, it draws on the latest evidence-based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.


6.BMJ Learning
BMJ Learning offers high-quality continuing medical education for doctors and other healthcare professionals. It features hundreds of accredited, peer-reviewed learning modules in text, video, and audio formats.


7.Bordvitals – Dermatology Package
BoardVitals is an online question bank for many of the Medical Specialties.


8.Clinical Key
ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that supports clinical decisions by making it easier to find and apply relevant knowledge. We drive better care by delivering fast, concise answers when every second counts, and deep access to evidence whenever, wherever you need it.


9.LWW hospital collection
Ovid helps researchers, librarians, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals find important medical information so that they can make critical decisions to improve patient care


10.On Examination

11.Ortho Evidence website content and services
OrthoEvidence presents CoreView, a Curated, Objective, Relevant Evidence viewpoint of critical topics in musculoskeletal research highlighting and graphically summarizing evidence across our large database of ACE reports. CoreView specialty topics have a strong rationale with a deliberate focus on finding “signals” in the evergrowing, increasingly noisy evidence base in orthopaedics.


Elsevier’s STATdx® is a diagnostic decision support system for radiologists. STATdx gives you instant access to the collective clinical experience and knowledge of renowned sub-specialists in every field of radiology.


13.The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.


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