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Library and other resources for students in the ACC Pharmacy Technician program


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Drug Research Guide

If you're looking for information on specific drugs, try using the Drug Information Research Guide.


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How to search for pharmacy technology information

Note: Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you have specific questions about a personal medical problem, you should contact your professional healthcare provider.

There is a wide range  of information available to pharmacy technician students through the ACC libraries, both in print form and electronically. The tabs along the top of the page provide details on the different formats listed below:

Articles Articles from journals and magazines are the primary source for recent research in a field. Most cutting-edge research in the health sciences will appear in articles first. ACC databases can help connect you to these articles.
Books A book can provide detailed background and historical information. Books are a place to check for information that is generally accepted in the field.
Reference Books This covers encyclopedias, atlases, and other resources that are referred to for specific information. Go to these for definitions and shorter explanations.
Web Sites The internet can provide a wealth of information, especially from government sources and from professional organizations.

Other kinds of information are usually found in the health sciences journal literature and finding those things is addressed under the tab labelled Finding Articles.

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