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Guide to Resources for Radiologic Imaging Sciences Students


You may perform a search in using a set of keywords or subjects (or any of several other criteria if needed). Here are some examples of terms for a keyword or subject search:

Diagnostic imaging

Diagnosis, Ultrasonic
Ethics, medical
Nuclear medicine

Pediatric radiology

Radiography, Medical
Radiology, Medical
Technology, Radiologic

Ultrasonics in medicine 

Ultrasonic waves

Search catalog for radiology titles or imaging titles or for medical ethics

Reference Books

There are many medical reference books and these specifically for radiology:

Dorland's radiology/oncology word book  R 616.07 R477d    
Stedman's radiology words: includes nuclear medicine & other imaging. R 616.07 S812s
Glossary of maxillofacial radiology R 617.607572 S333g


You may find information in magazine and journal articles. Articles may be found in either in print, electronic or online versions of periodicals.

Current issues journals held by the library may be found shelved in the Periodicals section.

The Canadian journal of medical radiation technology
Applied radiology
Radiologic technology


Electronic databases:
To search electronic databases for articles, these databases will be particularly helpful:

ProQuest Medical Science Database
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Database



Comprehensive access to specific magazines and journals online can be found at the library webpage list called: A-Z List of Journals

Search by journal title or browse by subject area


The library has a large collection of full-text online books. Your search in our catalog may offer you ebooks or they can be found through a link to netLibrary (you will need your pipeline user name and password to use eBooks from off-campus)


Websites of interest:

FDA Center for Devices and Radiologic Health

Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Sources:
Martindale's Radiology Guide

National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements 

National Institutes of Health Diagnostic Radiology Department

National Medical Library Diagnostic Imaging

Visible Human Project

XRay Technician Schools



American Registry of Radiologic Technologists 

American Society of Radiologic Technologists 

California Society of Radiologic Technologists       

Health Occupations Students of America   

Radiological Society of North America



Please ask, call, email or IM a librarian for assistance if you do not find the information you need through this guide.

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