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Medical & Veterinary Technology Research Guide

A research guide for medical laboratory technology, radiologic technology, and veterinary technology subjects and courses

About This Guide

medical technology images from Columbia State academic pagesAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • "Medical laboratory technologists (commonly known as medical laboratory scientists) and medical laboratory technicians collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances."
  • "Radiologic technologists, also known as radiographers, perform diagnostic imaging examinations, such as x rays, on patients. MRI technologists operate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to create diagnostic images."
  • "Veterinary technologists and technicians perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to assist in diagnosing the injuries and illnesses of animals."

This guide is designed to support the research and learning needs of both medical and veterinary technology programs. Here, you'll find resources for:

  • selecting and evaluating sources
  • constructing research questions
  • search tips and strategies
  • finding sources in Charger Search, databases, online sources, and statistics
  • recommended citation and style guides
  • contacting librarians for help

If you have suggestions for other resources, please let us know!

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