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Surgical Technologists: Reference Resources

Using Reference Resources

What are they? They are great starting points when conducting research because they provide brief and factual information. These are considered reliable sources given that their authors are experts. You can find general and subject-specific Reference Resources available in print and electronic formats.

What are they useful for?

  • To look for facts, statistics, definitions, etc.
  • To get background information or an overview of an issue.

What are some examples? Dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.

General Reference Resources at MXC Library

Reference Resources for Surgical Technologists at MXC Library

Recommended Online Reference Resources