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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.
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
Rad Tech Databases
The following databases will be helpful if you are searching for journal articles related to Radiologic technology.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)CINAHL® Plus with Full Text is the world’s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index – with no embargo. CINAHL Plus with Full Text also contains: Author Affiliations, Searchable Cited References, Research Instruments, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons, and Search Strategies.
ProQuest Nursing and Allied HealthComprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, evidence based resources, video, dissertations, reference books, and more. Subject areas include: Nursing; Allied health; Physical therapy; Occupational therapy; Cytology; Histology; Physiology; Anatomy; Gerontology; Geriatrics; Orthopedics; Traumatology; Radiology; Diagnostic imaging; Nuclear medicine; Nutrition; Dietetics; Dental hygiene; Rehabilitation; Nuclear medicine.
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.
The Physician's Desk Reference is available at www.PDR.net. 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.