Clinical Sciences (LT, MLT, MLS)

This Library guide to Clinical Laboratory Sciences Undergraduate-level Resources was last updated: 9/7/2022

Mike @ Reference

Updated: August 24, 2022 for fall semester

Professor Mike Strahan is generally available for assistance weekday afternoons in the library, and evenings until 9 pm ET via Live Chat or Zoom. However, on Fridays he is not available after 4 pm.

Teaching classes and committee meetings among other professional commitments will affect this schedule.

Assistance is available via Live Chat (see box on right side of this library guide), EduCat Messaging, email or phone (details below my picture).

Professor Strahan is also available via Zoom by Appointment.
Zoom works best for small groups who are working on a project or presentation, where sharing your document while discussing is more-beneficial.  

Students may schedule an appointment with Professor Strahan via live chat, clicking on the "Schedule Appointment" button, through EduCat Messaging, via emailClick here to email Professor Mike Strahan or phone.

For those students who attend classes on-campus, Professor Strahan is available in person at the Public Services desk. No appointment is necessary, just stop by:

Mondays: 1 - 4 pm

Tuesdays: 1 - 4 pm

Fridays on call from his office: 1 - 4 pm

He is also available in his office (Harden Hall 233) afternoons.

Professor Strahan looks forward to helping you with APA style, searching, and questions about Library services.


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Journal articles covering biomedical research and the clinical sciences including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences. Also good coverage of literature in cellular and molecular biology and biochemistry. Formerly known as MEDLINE. Mid 1960's to present.

Access note: Must use this special URL for NMU Logo links to appear in article abstracts

Journals, books, and other resources on subjects including nursing, emergency services, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, optometry, public health, speech-language pathology & audiology, and surgical technology. 1937 to present.

Journal articles, books, and other resources across many subjects. Provides a "cited by" feature to indicate other papers containing a source paper as a reference.

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Instructional Videos

Clinical Sciences e-books available through Olson Library (regularly updated)

(some may bee required/recommended readings for courses)


Please click on Logout / Sign Out when finished with eBook Central & Stat!Ref titles.

In order to download entire book/chapters, you must create an account.

Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology (2013)

Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Methodology (2012) eBook Central

Clinical Laboratory Management (2nd ed., 2014) eBook Central

Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests (3rd ed., 2014) Stat!Ref

Medical Genetics at a Glance (3rd edition, 2013) eBook Central

Microarray detection and characterization of bacterial foodborne pathogens (2012) eBook Central

miRNAs and target genes in breast cancer metastasis (2014) eBook Central

Molecular Genetic Pathology (2013)

Next Generation Sequencing Technologies in Medical Genetics (2013)

Next Generation Sequencing: Translation to Clinical Diagnostics (2013)

Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology (14th edition, 2019) Stat!Ref


STAT!Ref -- CURRENT online medical books; Stedman's & Taber's dictionaries. Includes Clinical Laboratory 

Note: Besides titles listed above, the library also provides access to over 5,000 ebooks 
published by Springer and other scientific publishers. To find these, enter your keywords into the Library Catalog

JoVE is a streaming library of scientific video journal articles dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through easy-to-understand demonstrations. Olson Library subscribes to the following sections: Basic Biology, Advanced Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Skills (medicine & nursing), Engineering,  Environmental Sciences, Physics, and Psychology. Instructor tools include suggestions for how to use in the classroom, and create video-specific tests. Audio and transcripts available in English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish languages. Closed Captioning in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish languages.


How to cite a JoVE entry using APA style 7th edition. Scroll to see "Cite this article" section. Use the eLocator article number which appears in the page number position:

Arias, A., Ureña, L., Thorne, L., Yunus, M. A., & Goodfellow, I. (2012). Reverse genetics mediated recovery of infectious

            murine norovirus. Journal of Visualized Experiments, (64), Article e4145.




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