Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Rad Tech 168: Home

Course guide for Rad Tech 168, fall semester 2015



Welcome Rad Tech

Rad 168 Library Resource Guide

Welcome to your library resource guide for Rad 168! This guide will give you an introduction to the Lee and Jim Vann Library and some resources you will need to successfully complete your course assignments. Use the tabs at the top of the page to navigate to the Help and FAQs pages. There is a video overview of the library website on the Get Help page.

The library has many books and journals available for you to use, in print and online. You can use the OneSearch search box above, to locate books, journals, DVDs and even streaming media. Enter search terms by title, keyword, or ISBN number.

Try a search using the OneSearch box above. Notice that OneSearch results include print titles and electronic book titles, which you can access directly from the library catalog. Use the search limiters along the left side of the page to narrow your results to e-books. To access e-books from off campus, you will be required to log in using your USF username and password.

Rad Tech Websites

Study on the Web

QUIZLET - Study aid with lots of existing index cards for radiography students.

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy.

WIKIRADIOGRAPHY - Web based radiography resources


Rad Tech E-books


These links will guide you to e-books that are available from the library. If you are off campus you will need to enter your USF username and password to access the full text books.


Search for an eBook using the search box below

Search EBSCO eBooks

Rad Tech Databases


The following databases will be helpful if you are searching for journal articles related to Radiologic technology.

Online Manuals

Merck Manual

The Merck Manual Professional - All Merck Manuals are now online. The professional and consumer versions are available from this link. Find the most current information you need on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for the health care professional.

PDR Online

The Physician's Desk Reference is available at Accessing the drug information does not require registration or login. The information is the same whether you log in or not. Use the search box in the middle of the page to locate prescription drug information.

The PDR free app is also available from either the Appstore or Google Playstore. The app does require registration and you will be able to register as a student.



Lee & Jim Vann Library

Pope John Paul II Center

First and Second Floor

Room 101 & 201