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Surgical Technology


This guide introduces resources the Tyree Library provides to Santa Fe College students in the Surgical Technology 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 surgical technology students.
How to Search
Describes search strategies from the basics of identifying keywords and subject headings to more advanced search strategies in CINAHL.
How to Find Books
Shows how to locate books and eBooks in the library catalog. Includes a list of recommended books.
How to Find Information on the Web
Provides information on PubMed, web search tips, and suggested websites.
Career Information
Provides access to books, databases, and websites related to a career in surgical technology.
Contains all of the video tutorials embedded throughout this guide in one place.

Welcome to the Library!

The Lawrence W. Tyree Library serves the students, staff, and faculty of Santa Fe College at the Northwest Campus and at the SF Centers. The Library is open 7 days a week with evening and weekend hours, as well as extended hours during final exams. Library staff are available on all 3 floors of the Library to assist you. For research help, reference librarians are available to assist you from the 2nd floor Reference Desk, as well as by phone, email and chat.