Radiologic Technology Guide

Trocaire College Libraries

Research Databases: Journal Articles and Images

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


The username and password to log in to the Trocaire databases is the same as your email login credentials


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

EBSCO

EBSCO has a collection of different databases to use:


Click here to link to an in-depth guide to searching EBSCOhost.

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 the library's Citation Help page or contact a librarian.

ProQuest

ProQuest has five options:



Click here to link to an in-depth guide to searching ProQuest Central.

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 the library's Citation Help page or contact a librarian.

Gale

Gale has a collection of different databases to use:



Click here to link to an in-depth guide to searching Gale.

Citation Tips for Gale

Look for the Tools on the right side of the window. Click the Cite icon in the middle of the list. 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 the library's Citation Help page or contact a librarian.

More Databases

Open Access Journals

Open Access (OA) journals are professional journals freely available online. Many are peer-reviewed.


X-Ray Films and Lightboxes

  • X-rays used in Radiologic Technology classes and for review are housed in the library.
  • Films and lightboxes can only be used within the library.
  • You will need your Trocaire ID to check out film envelopes and the lightboxes.

Books

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 or Interlibrary Loan.


Subject and Call Number locations that are useful in radiologic technology:

QC: Radioactivity

QM: Human Anatomy

QP: Physiology

QR: Microbiology


R895- RC78.7: Radiology

R895-920: Medical radiology and Nuclear medicine

RA: Environmental health, radiation

RC71-78.8: Radiography

Reserve Books

The library has many of the popular textbooks for the RT program.


Newer Circulating Books*


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

*eBook Clinical Collection from EBSCO and eBooks from EBSCOhost can be downloaded using Adobe Digital Editions.


Mobile devices may also need Bluefire Reader.


eBook titles owned by the library have a direct link in the catalog.

Streaming videos have a direct link in the catalog.

You can also access the videos through Films on Demand .

Outside Resources

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

ARRT is a leading credentialing organization that recognizes qualified individuals in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy. The registry offers certification and registration in a wide range of disciplines. With more than 330,000 registrants, the organization promotes high standards of patient care.


American Society of Radiologic Technologists

Professional, educational and certification resources for educators and students from ASRT.


Anatomy: Medline Plus

Here you will find links to descriptions and pictures of the human body's parts and organ systems from head to toe. Includes an overview, videos and tutorials and topics within anatomy. Medline Plus is from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.


Anatomy & Physiology Module Map

Training modules that introduce the structure and function of the human body.


Anatomy Modules and Radiographic Anatomy of the Skeleton

This site contains online teaching materials from the University of Washington School of Medicine radiology program. The modules include, knee antomy, distal thigh anatomy, temporomandibular joint anatomy, radiographic anatomy of the skeleton, an online muscle atlsa, and ultrasound imgaes of the shoulder. Each section provides detailed anatomy, illustrations, and examples of pathology where appropriate.

To view, click on "Go to Material".


AuntMinnie.com

Comprehensive site for radiologists and related professions in the medical imaging industry. Covers news, conference, professional information, etc.


CTisus

Teaching files, protocols, learning modules and media resources from Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

At the Introduction to Radiology there are tutorials and quizzes for the student.


Health Videos: Medline Plus

Animated videos that show the anatomy of body parts and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine.


History of the X-Ray

Short video that discusses the discovery, development and basic physics of x-ray generation.


HONmedia (Health on the Net)

HON was founded to encourage the dissemination of quality health information for patients and professionals and the general public, and to facilitate access to the latest and most relevant medical data.


Innerbody

Provides quality information about health, wellness, and the science behind the human body. Topics include the human body, diseases & conditions, DNA testing, health careers, home health tests and nutrition & fitness.


Interactive Radiology & Cross-Sectional Anatomy Guide

From the University of Nebraska Medical Center.


Introduction to Radiology
Interactive tutorial from the University of Virginia. This is a series of PowerPoint-style slideshows covering the basics of imaging for different parts of the body, as well general overviews of topics such as informed consent, patient confidentiality and medical billing.


JRCERT

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. The committee

promotes excellence in education and elevates the quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs.


Khan Academy: Health and Medicine

Several videos, lessons and quizzes on a variety of topics ranging from anatomy, nervous system diseases, mental health and much more.


LearningRadiology

Students will need to explore this site. It has resources, lectures, notes, images, quizzes, cases, flashcards, podcasts and more.


Medical Pronunciation

From the Merck Manual for Consumers, a pronunciation dictionary. Click on a letter or word and hear how to pronounce the term or phrase.


MedNar

MedNar is a free, publicly available deep web search engine that uses advanced federated search technology to return the most relevant results from over 40 authoritative medical collections. Using the Advance Search option users can limit by collection, full-text, year of publication or range, author and title.


MedPix

MedPix, from the National Library of Medicine, is a free open-access online database of medical images, teaching cases, and clinical topics, with images and textual metadata including: patient case scenarios, topics, and images. Database is searchable in various ways. For allied health students and professionals.


Medscape

Medscape is a leading site for physicians and healthcare professionals. It offers the latest medical news, expert perspectives, essential point-of-care drug and disease information and relevant professional education.

You need to register to access information. Registration is free.


New York State Department of Health- Radiologic Technology

FAQs, statistics and licensing information for the Radiologic Technologist.


New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences

The mission of the NYSSRS is to promote the Radiologic Sciences and Medical Imaging Professions, establish and maintain the appropriate education to achieve the purpose of elevating and promoting the highest standards possible for patient care in the communities of interest and also protect the general welfare of Radiologic Science Professionals.


PennMedicine Conditions Treated

A to Z list of conditions from PennMedicine (University of Pennsylvania).


RadiologyEducation.com

A digital library containing quality radiology educational websites.


RadiologyInfo.org

Sponsored by the Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). This site is a trusted source of information for patients, families and healthcare providers about the vital role of medical imagery, image-guided therapy and radiation therapy in healthcare.


TeachMeAnatomy

Containing over 700 images, this site is a comprehensive anatomy encyclopedia presented in a visually-appealing, easy-to-read format. Created by a team of doctors and medical students, each topic combines anatomical knowledge with clinical pearls, bridging the gap between scholarly learning and improved patient care.


The Human Body

Site sponsored by Healthline, a consumer health information company. The maps cover the 11 body systems with information and 3-D interactive diagrams.


VCU- Rebecca Harris Keith: Director of Radiography, VCU

Modules, videos and information on: radiographic procedures, introduction to CT and MRI and cross-sectional anatomy review.


X-Rays: Medline Plus

From the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Includes an overview, videos and tutorials, glossary, topics within radiography and more.


Yottalook

A radiology and medical search engine. Search through millions of images, references, teaching files, journals, books and more.

Any questions, ask a librarian!

Jessica Gavin, MLS


Radiologic Technology Subject Librarian
updated 6/2020