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Airside Programs and Library Services: Airside Library Services

Library resources supporting Cardiovascular Technology, Radiography, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs at Polk State College, as well as information about the Airside Library.

Requesting Materials

Intercampus Borrowing:

Library books and other materials eligible for loan may be transfered to Airside for you to borrow.  To request materials

1. Using the LINCC Online Catalog, locate the record for the item you wish to borrow

2. Click on the "Available at ....." link

3. If the item is "Available" for loan, click the Request link

4. Log on using your Polk State College student ID for borrower ID (capitalize the letter) and the last four digits of that number as your PIN

5. Set Lakeland as the pick-up campus and type the word AIRSIDE in the note box

6. Click "GO" to submit your request.

It can take up to three work days to transfer materials from Winter Haven to Airside.

Interlibrary Borrowing:

Polk State College students can request books and other eligble materials designated as "available" for interlibrary borrowing from any of the 28 Florida College System colleges using the LINCC Online Catalog.  Follow the instructions above to make such a request. 

For materials not located in an FCS library, consult with your Airside Center librarian or contact the Interlibrary Loan office at the Lakeland campus during business hours at 297-1010, ext 6204.

Please note that interlibrary loan borrowers agree to follow the loan policies and procedures of the lending institution including the paying of late or lost item fees as well as procedures governing interlibrary loan at Polk State College.

 

 

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Computers for Student Use at Airside

There are 4 computers for student use located in the Airside Library, as well as a printer. There are no copier or scanning services, however.

 A student-use computer lab with 30 computers and a printer is also available at Airside Center, located at ASL 118, when there is not a class scheduled for its use.  Please report any problems with this room to Airside Library Services or to Airside Center Security Services.

Airside Center Outreach Librarians

 

The Polk State College Airside Center is located at 3515 Aviation Dr., Lakeland FL 33811. The office of the Outreach Librarian is located in ASL 140.  (See the map below.)

The Polk State College Airside Outreach Librarians support learning and instruction by providing access to academic information resources on many subjects to faculty, staff and currently enrolled students of Polk State College.

Services include:

  • Consultation on research
  • Polk State College Database search training (group and individual instruction on how to find magazine, journal, newspaper articles, reference sources, biographical information, statistics, medical reference resources, images, and more)
  • MLA and APA citation assistance
  • Request and delivery of library materials from other campuses for our students, faculty and staff.
Outreach Librarians are available to present Information Literacy classes at the Airside Campus.  Faculty should request sessions in advance to permit time for collaboration and exchange of course assignment information with the librarian.

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APA formatting for Health Sciences papers

Greetings Students! The following guide will demonstrate how to cite sources in APA style for your research assignments.

General guidelines:

  • Sentence case capitalization in article titles. (Only first word & proper names capitalized)
  • Title of journal is italicized & each word is capitalized
    (Also italicize the volume number)
  • Include doi (digital object identifier) if available
  • If doi is not available, include the URL (web address) for the home page
  • Double-check all citations to make sure they are correctly formatted

Ask-a-Librarian

Public Health Image Library: Image of the Day


Tutor Services

SMARTHINKING is a commercial on-line tutor service contracted by Polk State College for use by Polk State College students.  SMARTHINKING connects students to E-structor® Certified tutors anytime, from any Internet connection. From supplementing current learning support programs with SMARTHINKING's qualified and trained online tutors. 

For more information on how to access SMARTHINKING, see this tutorial: http://libguides.polk.edu/c.php?g=519824&p=3555103

Forget how to log-in to Canvas?  click here.

Face-to-face tutoring is available to Airside Center students at the Lakeland Campus TLCC.  Call 863-297-1044 for information.

 

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