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Search Library Resources In Print
Search Items in the VGCC Library
To find print resources in the VGCC Library, you can search the library catalog (see above) using relevant keywords, such as
- pharmacy technician
or use keywords for the specific topics you are looking for.
You can also browse the library shelves by going to the following call number areas:
- RS 1-441- Pharmacy
- RM 1-950 Therapeutics. Pharmacology
- R 5-920 General Medicine
- RC 31-1245 Internal Medicine
Pharmacy Books in Print
These books are available in the VGCC Library.
Video: Pharmacy Calculations
Pharmacy Resources Online
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Academic OneFile (Gale) This link opens in a new window
Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources, including Nature, The Economist, and The New York Times, in PDF and HTML full-text formats. Also includes access to podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN and videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
General database covering all major academic subjects and offering full text access for over 11,000 publications, with indexing and abstracts for more than 16,000. To learn more about using Academic Search Ultimate, visit the tutorials on the EBSCOhost support page
Academic Video Online (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
Wide-ranging collection of over 70,000 streaming videos covering a wide range of subject areas. Types of videos include documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, newsreels, and more. Available films include Oscar, Emmy, and Peabody-winning titles.
Associates Programs Source Plus (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Covers key subjects in two-year college settings, including cosmetology, culinary arts, substance abuse counseling, and electrical technology, to name a few. The database includes over 2,000 full-text journals and over 300 full-text ebooks.
CINAHL Complete (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
The world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 1,400 journals, some dating back to 1937. CINAHL Complete also includes full text for 275 books and monographs. To learn more about how to search CINAHL Complete, visit the CINAHL tutorials page
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window
Credo Reference offers online access to 1,250 reference books covering all major academic disciplines. (If you see an error when trying to access Credo Reference, refresh the page or use a different browser.)
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete This link opens in a new window
Scholarly ebook titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
eBooks on EBSCOhost This link opens in a new window
Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online. For tutorials and other help on using EBSCO ebooks on different computers and devices, visit the eBooks on EBSCOhost support page
Films on Demand This link opens in a new window
Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
Health & Medicine (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
For students, researchers, and health care professionals, provides up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics with more than 2,500 full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. (Formerly Gale Health Reference Center Academic)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.
MedLine Plus Drugs & Supplements This link opens in a new window
Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements. (Internet Resource)
Nursing and Allied Health (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
Will help nursing and allied health professionals, as well as students in those fields, who are looking for answers related to the specialized care, treatment, and management of all sorts of patients. (Formerly InfoTrac Nursing & Allied Health Collection)
Nursing Reference Center Plus (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
An evidence-based point-of-care resource specifically for nurses that includes nursing care plans, nurse management and leadership topics, regulator and risk management topics, nursing skills checklists, video demonstrations of nursing practices, patient education handouts, and continuing education credits.
PrepSTEP This link opens in a new window
A suite of test preparation materials covering core academic skills, career preparation, graduate school admissions, and placement testing. Registration is required so that users can track their progress.
ProQuest Health & Medical Collection This link opens in a new window
Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database This link opens in a new window
Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals. (Internet Resource)
STAT!Ref This link opens in a new window
Enables users to cross-search full-text titles, journals and evidence-based point-of-care authoritative resources.
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (2002-12 months ago)
Provides current information on the clinical use of new drugs - new thinking on drug therapy with selected diseases & trials evaluating drug effects & possible negative drug reactions.
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (1998-present)
Published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and dedicated to document and advance pharmaceutical education.
Drug Store News (1995-present)
News and articles about retailing, cosmetics, pharmacy, toiletries, and general merchandise for the chain drug store industry.
Drug Topics (1991-present; some exceptions)
Addresses developments that affect pharmacies and offers business, financial, and regulatory information for community pharmacists in stand-alone stores and chain operations.
Hospital Pharmacy (2010-present)
Contains essential insight into drug and disease state management, recent FDA approvals, medication error and adverse reaction reporting, automation, medical usage evaluation, and governmental regulation.
International Journal of Pharmacy Practice (2001-12 months ago)
Publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of medicines management, policy, practice and education.
Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics (1988-12 months ago)
Concerns the manufacture, quality control, and formulation of medicine, drug information services, pharmacokinetics, radiopharmacy and drug distribution systems.
Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research (2008-12 months ago)
Peer-reviewed coverage of various aspects of contemporary pharmacy practice and areas of interest and importance to hospital pharmacists.
U.S. Pharmacist (2006-present)
Journal providing pharmacists with peer-reviewed clinical articles relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice.
These books are available through the VGCC Library online resources. Click on a title to be taken to the full text of the book. If you are off campus, you will be asked to sign in with your myVGCC (WebAdvisor) login and password.
Pharmacy Technology Programs at VGCC
For more information about the Pharmacy Technology program, contact:
Need help? Contact the VGCC Library.