Surgical Technology Guide

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Research Databases: Journal Articles and Images

The complete list of our databases and more are available in the Research section of the website.

Articles not available in full-text can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

The Surgical Technologist

Scholarly articles from surgical technology's top journal. Click here to begin. Issues are available online from 2006 - present.


Username: ASTJournal

This is the correct username. Ignore the request for an email address.

Password: 6GaR@tp8-2


A collection of articles by subject can be found here.


The Surgical Technologist is indexed in CINAHL which you can use to search for articles. Unfortunately, The Surgical Technologist does not have the option to search between issues at this time.

APA Citation for The Surgical Technologist

You will use the APA citation rules for online journal articles.


Author’s Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year). Title of article. The Surgical Technologist, Volume(Issue), pages. Retrieved from complete URL of article


Miller, K. (2016). Creating history through strength and education. The Surgical Technologist, 48(5), 204. Retrieved from http://www.ast.org/MembersArea/Publications/May_2016/#12


**The hanging indent does not show up in this guide, but is necessary for APA format.


To retrieve the URL from the journal archives section:

  • Click the Share icon from the toolbar
  • Check the box next to Share current page to get the full URL
  • Press Copy to add the URL the clipboard to paste into your citation.


If you are using the CE Library, you can use the URL at the top of .pdf of the article.


If you need help setting up a citation or reference page, check out our citation guide or contact a librarian.

EBSCO

Citation Tips for EBSCO

Look for the Tools on the right side of the window. Click the page icon. Select the citation style needed. Simply copy and paste the citation to your paper.


Please be aware that the information in your citation may be correct but the format of the citation may be incorrect. If you need help setting up a citation or reference page, check out this citation guide or contact a librarian.

ProQuest

ProQuest has five options:

Citation Tips for ProQuest

Click on the Cite icon to open the citation options in ProQuest. Select the citation style needed. Simply copy and paste the citation for your paper.

Please be aware that the information in your citation may be correct but the format of the citation may be incorrect. If you need help setting up a citation or reference page, check out this citation guide or contact a librarian.

Access our library catalog to find books available in our collection. Reference and Reserve books may only be used in the Library. Circulating books may be checked out for 28 days. Reserve and circulating books require a valid Trocaire ID to be checked out. Books not available in our collection can be obtained through AcademicSHARE.

Newer Circulating Books*


*Circulating books may be check out for 28 days with a valid Trocaire ID.

eBook Clinical Collection, eBooks from EBSCOhost and EBook Central can be downloaded using Adobe Digital Editions.


Mobile devices may also need Bluefire Reader.

Streaming videos have a direct link in the catalog.

You can also access the videos through Films on Demand or Kanopy.


Outside Resources

AORN
Best practices and professional standards from the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurse. Membership is needed to access vital information.


Association of Surgical Technologists
Professional, educational and certification resources for educators and students from AST. Membership available at student rates.


Hospital eTool – Surgical Suite

Online tour of a surgical suite and information on hazards from OSHA.


National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
Information on the Certified Surgical Technologist exam and other resources.


Videos of Surgical Procedures
Collection of videos from MedlinePlus **Videos are graphic, must have Adobe Flash to view.

Cindy Seitz, MLS

Surgical Technology Subject Librarian