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Respiratory Care

Library Research for Respiratory Care Students

Welcome to the Tyree Library!

Lawrence W. Tyree Library

The Lawrence W. Tyree Library serves the students, staff, and faculty of Santa Fe College. The Library is open for studying, access to resources, and research help throughout the week, with additional weekend hours.

The Library has staff available to assist you on all three floors. If you need research help, stop by the 2nd floor reference desk to speak to one of our librarians. For more ways to access help, see our Research Help page.


This guide introduces resources the Tyree Library provides to Santa Fe College students in the Respiratory Care Program.

If you need a more general introduction to library research, try Research 101.

If you need help with your research, please contact the Health Sciences Librarian, Jenna Miller (352-395-5329), or the Reference Desk (352-395-5409).



Where to Find Articles
Shows how to access the library databases and describes the databases most useful for respiratory care students.
How to Search
Describes search strategies from the basics of identifying keywords and subject headings to more advanced search strategies in CINAHL.
Individual Journals
Shows how to perform Publication searches in EBSCO databases and provides links to some of the Library's respiratory care e-journals.
How to Find Books
Shows how to locate books and eBooks in the library catalog. Includes lists of recommended books.
3D Models
Provides access to Visible Body, a virtual 3D human anatomy and physiology atlas.
How to Find Information on the Web
Provides information on PubMed, web search tips, and suggested websites.
Career Information
Provides access to books, databases, websites, and more related to a career in respiratory care.
Contains all of the video tutorials embedded throughout this guide in one place.
APA (7th ed.)
Links out to the full APA Citation Guide for the 7th edition (2020), which provides tips on paper formatting and citation components, in addition to a wealth of sample in-text citations and references list entries.

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