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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT): In the Library

This is a guide to the Library's collection for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) resources. It is not comprehensive, but it provides a good starting point for research

Hours and Information


     Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a librarian for assistance:

EMT Call Number Areas

If you want to browse the collection, these are some Call Number areas that may be of interest: 

R 121--Medical Dictionaries

RA 645--Emergency Medical Services

RC 86--Medical Emergencies

RD 92--Emergency Surgery 


Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for EMT resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Basic Care Principles
  • APGAR Scale
  • Advanced Life Support
  • CPR--Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Heimlich Maneuver
  • Infant CPR

Catalog Search

Catalog OneSearch


Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.  And please note, this is not a *COMPLETE* list of the books the library has available. It is merely a sampling of what we have to offer.  If you want to see other titles you may review the collection, research the library catalog, or consult with a Librarian.  

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.


The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room:

Spine Command Central--QM 465.S65 2004 

Movements at joints of the body--RM 71.M68 2003

Homeostasis--QP 90.4 .H65 2004

Circulation, respiration, and breathing--QP 123.C57 2002b 


Prehospital Emergency Care

JEMS--Journal of Emergency Medical Services

Annals of Emergency Medicine