Exam Preparation

Library of the Health Sciences

Studying for STEP with Library Resources

Go to LWW Health Library from the library website and click Texts to view General Refrence / Exam Prep materials. Or follow the links below to view specific texts.

Step-Up to USMLE Step 2 CK

Boards and Wards for USMLE Step 2

Step-Up to USMLE Step 3

Go to Exam Master from the library website (or click on this link). You will need to register for a free personal account in order to use this resource. Click "Create Exams" on the left navigational pane.


  • Take premade USMLE Step 1 and/or Step 2 practice exams.
  • Custom-build practice exams with subject-specific question banks.
  • Flag or annotate questions for further review. 
  • Build flashcards.


Go to AccessMedicine from the library website (or click on this link). Click "Self-Assessment" heading at the top of the screen. Log in with your free personal account credentials. Then you can create a practice test with questions randomly selected from the resources you've selected. Available to current UND students, faculty, and staff only.


Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine: Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e -1,124 questions

Histology & Cell Biology: Examination & Board Review, 5e - 672 questions

Katzung & Trevor's Pharmacology: Examination & Board Review, 10e - 805 questions


Other subject-specific resources:

Basic & Clinical Biostatistics, 4e - 65 questions

Clinical Neuroanatomy, 27e - 100 questions

CURRENT Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 5e - 377 questions

Endocrine Physiology, 4e - 45 questions

Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, 24e - 261 questions

Gastrointestinal Physiology, 2e - 81 questions

Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry, 29e - 258 questions

Jawetz, Melnick, & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology, 26e - 664 questions

Medical Epidemiology, 4e - 145 questions

Pathology: The Big Picture - 130 questions

Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders - 100 questions

Pulmonary Physiology, 8e - 33 questions

Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 13e - 1090 questions 

Sherris Medical Microbiology, 6e - 226 questions

The Big Picture: Gross Anatomy - 236 questions

The Big Picture: Medical Biochemistry - 113 questions

The Patient History: An Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis, 2e - 187 questions

Vander's Renal Physiology, 8e - 59 questions

Williams Obstetrics Study Guide, 23e: 1708 questions

Online resources available to anyone