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Allied Health Collection Development Guidelines: Collection Development Plan

Allied Health Collection Development Plan

Program Description:

Through APSU's Department of Allied Health Sciences, you can prepare for in-demand healthcare careers in medical laboratory science, radiologic technology, radiography, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, and sonography

Accrediting body:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Degrees offered:

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Overall Collecting Level Desired:

3: Instructional Support Level (see description of collecting levels)

Target Areas:

  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Radiography
  • Radiation Therapy 
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Sonography

Focus Areas:

  • TBD

Related Subject Areas

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Nursing
  • Health and Human Performance
  • Psychology



Geographical Emphasis:

United States, South America

Chronological Emphasis:

From 1961 - 

Noted Publishers:

Wolters Kluwer Health, Springer, Elsevier

Preferred Dates of Publication:

From 2011 - present

Types of Resources:

Monographs, handbooks, dictionaries, encyclopedias, anthologies, videos; textbooks may be considered for information not readily obtainable elsewhere

Notes and Other Considerations:


Review Sources:

Doody's Core TitlesChoice Reviews Online

Collection Levels by LC Subject Subdivisions

LC Subject Subdivisions
Call # Ranges Subject Collection Level
RB37-56.5 Clinical Pathology, Laboratory Technique  3
R895-920 Medical Physics, Medical Radiology, Nuclear Medicine 3
RC71-78.7 Radiography 3
RM847-862 Radiation Therapy 1
R855-857 Medical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Instrumentation (Includes Sonography) 2

Clinical Chemistry

RC633-647.5 Hematology 3


Contact Information

Department of Allied Health Sciences

Library Liaison:
Ross Bowron

Faculty Representative:
Dr. Eleanor Jator

General Selection Guidelines

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Health Sciences Liaison

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Ross Bowron
Office: Library 220, Main Floor
Phone: 931.221.7381

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