Medical Lab Science


Databases - Specific

MEDLINE with Full Text GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
Created by the National Library of Medicine, Medline is the premiere medical database. Ebsco's version includes full text for nearly 1,200 of the 5,264 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Search results can be limited by type of research, reviews, and case reports when using the Advanced Search mode.

MEDLINE can also be searched in the NLM's PubMed database which includes "in-process" records for articles that have not yet been entered into MEDLINE. PubMed also covers a broader range of journals, but does not provide full text articles as Ebsco access does.

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source GALILEO logo from ProQuest
Includes more than 280 full-text/image journals in nursing and allied health, 1988 to the present. Medical Technology, Laboratories, and Laboratory equipment are all subject headings in this database.

Web of Science from Thomson Reuters
In addition to covering over 22,000 journals, ISI's Web of Science covers conference proceedings, patents, and scholarly web content. Virtually all scientific fields of study are included. Web of Science contains the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index and is designed to make it easy for you to determine the authors, institutions and journals most critical to a particular question or area of study by pursuing relevant citations. It also provides full text links to articles in over 10,000 journals.

Searches journals from 17 allied health disciplines, including lab sciences, and provides full text for some of them. Technology-Medical, Laboratories, and Laboratory Equipment are all subject headings in CINAHL. IF you're supposed to be, or would like to be, searching with "CINAHL Headings" - watch this brief video. Since you're here, you can fast-forward the video to :27 if you like.

Subject Librarian

Judith Garrison
Phone: 912-344-3012
Office: 125 Lane Library
Hours: By appointment

Databases - General

Research Library GALILEO logo from ProQuest
Provides full text for over 1,700 scholarly journals and general magazines. All subjects.

Academic Search Complete GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that searches a total of 10,900 publications including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Full text is provided for 5,300 journals.

Encyclopedias & Referencee

Merck Manual GALILEO logo
Merck manuals provide detailed information on virtually all disorders, complete with discussion of symptoms and current therapy. Three Merck Manuals are provided: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 1999; The Home Edition providing medical information in everyday language; and The Merck Manual of Geriatrics, 2000.


Subscriptions are subject to change. For complete, current journal holdings, and online access info, search the Journal Locator.

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Selected Books in Lane library

Clinical Hematology: Theory and ProceduresRB145 .T79 2005
Clinical Hematology AtlasRB145 .C26 2004
Deciphering Diagnostic Tests RT 48.5 .N8 2008
Diagnostics: An A-Z Guide to Laboratory Tests & Diagnostic Procedures Ref RT 48.5 .D54 2001
Essential Guide to Blood GroupsQP91 .D36 2007
Formed Elements...Microscopic Urinalysis CD ROM 178 (2003)
Hope or Hype : the obsession with medical advances and the high cost...RA418.5.M4 D49 2005
Laboratory Companion: a practical guide to materials, equipment and technique QD53 .C69 2006
Modern BLoodbanking and Transfusion MethodsRM172 .M62 2005
Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests RB38.2 .P34 2006
Principles of Clinical Laboratory Management Ref R 860 .P74 2004
Peripheral Blood Explorer...Atlas CD ROM 179 (2004)
Science and Technology in Medicine: an illustrated account... from five centuriesR131 .G43 2006
Serologic problem-solving : a systematic approach for improved practicesRB45.5 .S47 2005
Stedman's Pathology and Lab Medicine Words Ref RB 115 .S73 2002
Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry & Molecular DiagnosticsRB40 .T44 2006
Opportunities in Allied Health Careers R697.A4 K315 2005
Opportunities in Health and Medical CareersR690 .D67 2005
Writing for the Health Professions R119 .T425 2005