Digital Media

Audiovisual materials

The library has about 400 video and DVD lessons and programs on general or tropical human and veterinary medicine, which can be viewed on an individual basis. Apart from a printed catalogue, the electronic ITG Video Holdings database can be consulted. The video tapes and viewer tokens can be obtained at the counter.

Apart from these video lessons, a number of interactive computer programs on PC or CD-ROM (e.g. the Topics in International Health series; 11 different titles!) are also available.

Available interactive and multi-media programs

The following interactive and multi-media computer programs are available from the public access workstations in the ITM library:

  • Kabisa (ITM): Comprehensive information concerning symptomatology, laboratory results and diagnosis of diseases (English, French, Dutch, German, Spanish and Italian versions)         
  • Tropische geneeskunde CD-ROM (ITG): Illustrated lessons on tropical medicine and imported diseases (Dutch)
  • Médecine Tropicale CD-ROM (IMT): Illustrated lessons on tropical medicine and imported diseases (French)
  • Medicina Tropical CD-ROM (IMT): Illustrated lessons on tropical medicine and imported diseases (Spanish)
  • Médecine Tropicale (Gentilini) CD-ROM (ITG): Illustrated lessons on tropical medicine and imported diseases (French)
  • Diarrhoeal diseases CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on diarrheal diseases (English)
  • HIV/AIDS CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on HIV/AIDS (English)
  • Leishmaniasis CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on leishmaniasis (English)
  • Leprosy CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on leprosy (English)
  • Malaria CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on malaria (English)
  • Nutrition CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on nutrition (disorders) (English)
  • Schistosomiasis CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on schistosomiasis (English)
  • Sickle cell disease CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on sickle cell disease (English)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on sexually transmitted diseases (English)
  • Trachoma CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on trachoma (English)
  • Tuberculosis CD-ROM (Wellcome Trust): Illustrated lessons on tuberculosis (English)