I. PROGRAM INFORMATION
As an instructional unit of the School of Medicine, the Division of Medical
Technology offers a BS degree in Medical Technology that includes a period
of clinical training leading to certification as a certified medical technologist.
This clinical training program is available in AMA approved hospitals
on Oahu, Hawaii, and Kauai.
Instructional and research interests include: general and applied microbiology;
microbial ecology, physiology and genetics; host-parasite microbiology
and pathogenesis; immunology; animal virology; environmental virology
and microbiology; cell biology; immunohematology; clinical chemistry;
hematology; administrative and fiscal aspects of laboratory management;
maintenance and application of medical instrumentation; and clinical diagnostic
procedures, especially as they relate to tropical medicine.
II. COORDINATION OF COLLECTING RESPONSIBILITIES
Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the field the students draw heavily
from many areas of the medical collection. The collections at several
of the affiliated hospital libraries act as supplementary resources for
faculty and students in the field of medical technology.
III. GUIDELINES TO MATERIALS COLLECTED OR EXCLUDED
English language materials predominates
No limitations, but the emphasis is on current
clinical theories and research.
Literature is primarily from the United States or
Europe. The collection of materials from other areas is generally limited
to regional studies.
Date of Publication:
Current materials are emphasized; gaps are
filled as needed; rare and historical materials may be acquired as gifts.
Types/Formats of Materials Collected:
Monographs on current research
in the field; upper level texts; government publications; conference proceedings;
indexes, abstracts, and bibliographies (paper/electronic); handbooks and
dictionaries; and serials (electronic access, if available). Excluded
are manuscripts, reprints of articles within serials, house organs, and
private and company files.
Historical; primary sources and documents; applications,
practices and methods; computer related; biographical; reference and bibliographical;
statistical and mathematical; textbooks; professional and applied training;
and reports on scientific experimental results.
Date compiled: 7/01 Compiler: Paul Wermager