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Library and Web Resources for CGTC Health Sciences programs
Last Updated: Aug 25, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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The CGTC libraries have thousands of books supporting the Health Sciences programs. Search the Library Catalog using your program name to find books in your field. Here are some example book searches:

  • dental hygiene
  • PSB
  • anatomy 
  • nursing care plans
  • NCLEX 

    Books in Our Catalog

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    Health Occupations Entrance Exams
    Call Number: R 838.5 .H43 2013
    ISBN: 9781576859223

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    Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN Exam
    Call Number: RT 62 .S53 2016
    ISBN: 9780323289313

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    Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
    Call Number: R 121 .T18 2013
    ISBN: 9780803629776

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    Pass the PSB! Health Occupations Aptitude Exam Study Guide
    Call Number: R 838.5 .P77 2013
    ISBN: 9781481200684


    Searching the Library Catalog


    Library Catalog Link

    Click on the Library Catalog icon to the left to visit the CGTC Library Catalog.  

    You can also access the catalog from the CGTC Library Homepage.  Look for "Find A Library Book" button in the lower left-hand side of the library website.



    From the main screen for the CGTC Library Catalog, you can (1) do a basic search with keywords; (2) run a more advanced search; or (3) browse by author, subject or title.

    CGTC Library Main Page


    Search Tips


    There are many different ways to find books in the library catalog.  Below are some tips for what type of search to use.  If you are not sure what the best option is, try a BASIC SEARCH.  Remember, if you need assistance in finding materials - you can always contact the library staff.


    Just exploring?  Enter your keyword search terms into the basic search bar, just like you would for a search engine (Google, Yahoo, etc.).  Example searches using the basic search option are:

    • anatomy atlas
    • cancer treatment
    • medical ethics
    • mental illness


    Are you searching for a specific book or author?  Try the advanced search option. Your search terms may look like these:

    • Gray's Anatomy for Students
    • Nursing Diagnosis Handbook
    • Richard L. Drake


    Looking for all books for a particular topic or for your program area?  Trying browsing by subject!  Example subject searches could include:

    • emergency care
    • medical terminology
    • orthopedics
    • pharmacology
    • surgical technology

    One More Tip!

    Books are shelved by SUBJECT.  When you find your book in the library - take a look at the other books on that shelf!  You may find an additional resource for finishing that paper. 


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