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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.

Schedule an Appointment with a Librarian

Librarian assistance is by appointment at Airside West. Please use Ask a Librarian to contact us and schedule a time to meet. 

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) and is open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM every Thursday. 

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.
 Librarians are available to present Information Literacy classes at the Airside Campus.  Please seleFaculty should request sessions in advance to permit time for collaboration and exchange of course assignment information with the librarian.

Airside Program Resources - LibGuides

Airside's Cardiovascular, Radiography, & Sonography programs have individual LibGuides offering paper books, eBooks, databases, online videos, websites, and other subject-specific information. To access them, click the links below: 

Cardiovascular Library Collection 

Radiography Library Collection 

Sonography Library Collection 

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 Center Security Services.

Airside Center Location


Ask a Librarian

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

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