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College Library Resources in

Medical Laboratory Technology

College of New Caledonia Library

3330 - 22nd Ave.

Prince George BC

V2N 1P8

Phone 250-561-5811

Fax 250-561-5845




The College Library is an excellent resource for people in the health professions. The Library is open to the public. Borrower cards are free. Professional librarians are available to assist you. If you are researching a new topic, we can help you find relevant information quickly! Some of our key sources are listed on this page.


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Books, Videos/DVDs, E-books


Search the CNC Library Catalogue  [ get searching tips ]

There are approx. 8,800 health-related titles at the main campus library in Prince George. Search the online catalogue by keyword (e.g. medical laboratory e.g. hepatitis e.g. hematology) or browse the shelves in these call number areas.

Anatomy QM

e.g. QM 23.2 .A53 Anatomy for beginners (video)


Medicine R

e.g. RB 37 .W25 Basic medical laboratory techniques

e.g. RB 37.6 .K47 Opportunities in clinical laboratory science careers

e.g. RC 78.4 .B66 Textbook of radiographic positioning


Microbiology QR

e.g. QR 41.2 .B382 Microbiology: with diseases by taxonomy

Physiology QP

e.g. QP 34.5 .M27 Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology 

Related collections

Reference collection - dictionaries, encyclopedias, health indicators and other quick reference sources

e.g. QM 25. S35 Atlas of anatomy

e.g. R 121 .M89 Mosby's dictionary of medicine, nursing and health professions

Reserve collection - frequently used items available on short-term loan, at the circulation desk

Statistics Canada collection - vital statistics

e.g. 84-F0001-XPG General summary of vital statistics by local area

E-Books - there are many e-books in the catalogue that you can read in full-text online



Topics - Go to CNC Library Journals page 

The best way to find a lot of information on a topic is to search a journal index or database. Most of the Library's indexes include full-text articles, which can be retrieved at any campus station or from home with a CNC computer account.

There are over 1,885 online full-text journals in health. The best indexes for Medical Laboratory Technology are in:

(1) Academic, Health (Ebsco): Alt HealthWatch, Biomedical Reference Collection, Cinahl, Clinical Pharmacology, Health Source, Medline/PubMed;

(2) OVID: Evidence Based Medical Reviews, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection;

(3) ABI/Inform, CBCA: for Canadian content and product reports

(4) Highwire

Titles - Go to CNC Library Journals page  and click on Journal lists: Online A-Z Title/Subject  

If you are looking for a specific journal, go to the Online A-Z Title/Subject list. This is a list of full-text journals, most of which are online. When you click on a link, you go directly to the online journal.

Selected journals relating to Med Lab Tech


In Print in CNC Library

  • Canadian journal of medical laboratory science
  • Clinical laboratory science
  • Laboratory medicine


in the following databases: AC Academic; BIO Biomedical; CB Canadian Business and Current Affairs; Cinahl; DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals; Highwire; HN Health Source Nursing; Ovid; PubMed; WIL Wilson Biological

  • Acta chromatographica - DOAJ
  • AJR, American journal of roentgenology – Highwire
  • American journal of reproductive immunology – AC, BIO
  • Annual review of immunology - BIO
  • Annual review of microbiology – AC, BIO, WIL
  • Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy – PubMed, Highwire
  • Applied and environmental microbiology – PubMed, Highwire
  • Archives of pathology and laboratory medicine – AC, BIO, Cinahl, HN
  • Artificial cells, blood substitutes, and biotechnology – BIO
  • Bio-medical materials and engineering – BIO
  • Biomedical safety & standards – BIO, Ovid
  • Blood – Highwire
  • Blood coagulation and fibronolysis – Ovid
  • Blood pressure – BIO
  • Blood pressure monitoring – Ovid
  • British journal of haematology – AC, BIO
  • Canadian journal of microbiology – AC, BIO, CR, CB, WIL
  • Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology – PubMed
  • Clinical and experimental immunology – AC, BIO
  • Clinical and laboratory haematology – AC, BIO, HN
  • Clinical chemistry – Highwire
  • Clinical infectious diseases – BIO
  • Clinical laboratory science – BIO, Cinahl
  • Clinical microbiology reviews – PubMed, Highwire
  • Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences – BIO
  • Critical reviews in computed tomography – BIO
  • Critical reviews in immunology - AC
  • Critical reviews in microbiology – AC, BIO
  • Current medicinal chemistry – BIO
  • Current molecular medicine – BIO
  • Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology - Ovid
  • Current opinion in hematology – Ovid
  • Cytokines, cellular and molecular therapy – BIO
  • Cytotherapy – BIO
  • Drug and chemical toxicology – BIO
  • European journal of haematology – AC, BIO, HN
  • Experimental hematology – BIO
  • Free radical research – BIO
  • Hematology – BIO
  • Hematology journal - BIO
  • Hemoglobin – BIO
  • Human antibodies – AC, BIO
  • Human molecular genetics – Highwire
  • Immunology – AC, BIO, HN
  • Immunology and cell biology – AC, BIO, HN
  • International archives of allergy and immunology – BIO
  • International journal of radiation biology - AC, BIO, HN
  • International reviews of immunology - BIO
  • Journal of applied microbiology – BIO
  • Journal of bacteriology – PubMed, Highwire
  • Journal of biochemistry and molecular biology – DOAJ
  • Journal of biomaterials science – BIO
  • Journal of biomedical science – BIO
  • Journal of clinical engineering – BIO, Ovid
  • Journal of clinical investigation – AC, BIO, DOAJ, Highwire, HN, PubMed
  • Journal of clinical microbiology – PubMed, Highwire
  • Journal of computer assisted tomography – Ovid
  • Journal of immunoassay & immunochemistry – BIO
  • Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology – AC, BIO
  • Journal of medical microbiology – Highwire
  • Journal of liquid chromatography & related technologies – AC
  • Journal of molecular diagnostics – Highwire
  • Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology - Ovid
  • Laboratory product news – CB
  • Letters in applied microbiology – AC, BIO
  • Medical laboratory observer – BIO, Cinahl, HN
  • Medical laboratory science - Cinahl
  • Microbial ecology in health and disease – AC, HN
  • Microbiology – Highwire
  • Microbiology and immunology – DOAJ
  • Microbiology and molecular biology reviews – PubMed, Highwire
  • Molecular cancer research – Highwire
  • Molecular interventions – Highwire
  • Molecular microbiology – AC, BIO, HN
  • Nature reviews: immunology - BIO
  • New Zealand journal of medical laboratory science – Cinahl
  • Occular immunology and inflamation - BIO
  • Pacing and clinical electrophysiology – AC, BIO, Cinahl, HN
  • Parasite immunology – AC, BIO, HN
  • Pediatric allergy and immunology – VIO
  • Pediatric hematology and oncology – BIO
  • Photodermatology, photoimmunology and photomedicine - BIO
  • Reviews in clinical and experimental hematology – BIO
  • Scandinavian journal of clinical & laboratory investigation – AC, BIO, HN
  • Scandinavian journal of immunology – AC, BIO, HN
  • Technology and health care – AC, HN
  • Tissue antigens – BIO
  • Transfusion – AC, BIO, HN
  • Transplant immunology – BIO, HN



Here are links to some useful med lab tech websites.




Tips for New Students

  • Obtain a CNC ID card from Admissions and bring it to the Library (with proof of address) to activate your library account
  • Activate your CNC computer account to ensure that you have full access to library resources
  • Check out the library - we have lots of nice study spaces, 8 bookable group study rooms, photocopiers, a fax machine, student computer labs with printers, audio-visual equipment carrels, and an adjacent media services area where you can do colour printing, sign out equipment, book rooms with special equipment such as video and computer presentation equipment, and get help with your class projects
  • Pick up copies of our free handouts or get them online
  • Ask for help at the Information Desk at any time!

Tips for Instructors 

  • Book an in-class orientation with James Lovitt, Librarian - Instructional/Regional Services, email
  • Book a personal tour of the library so we can familiarize you with faculty-related services, including how to order items for the collection, how to get current awareness services in your area of interest, and relevant health information, such as the Electronic Health Library of BC, Using Journal Indexes, and Citation/style guides for ICMJE/Vancouver Style

MTS Medical Training Solutions Online Training Library [click to login]

  • Continuing education courses and competency tests for CNC Medical Laboratory Technology employees and students. To obtain access, please contact the MLT Faculty Coordinator - or the CNC Library Director, Kathy Plett (250-562-2131 local 5298, room 2-722, email plett@cnc.bc


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Phone 250-562-2131 or Toll-free 1-800-371-8111

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