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PHY103 - Library Databases

Really, they ARE databases

Library Catalog Record

A formatted record for a book as it appears in the Library's online catalog, SouthernSearch:


The coding for the same record, showing the fields (identified by number codes). Look for the AUTHOR and TITLE

LEADER 00000cam  22003374a 4500 
001    175174368 
003    OCoLC 
008    071016s2009    nyua     b    001 0 eng   
010    2007042919 
019    149204185 
020    9780071423083|b(hardcover : alk. paper) 
020    0071423087|b(hardcover : alk. paper) 
042    pcc 
050 00 R895|b.C454 2009 
082 00 610.1/53|222 
100 1  Cember, Herman 
245 10 Introduction to health physics /|cHerman Cember, Thomas E. Johnson 
250    4th ed 
260    New York :|bMcGraw-Hill Medical,|cc2009 
300    xi, 843 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0  Review of physical principles -- Atomic and nuclear structure -- Radiation sources -- Interaction of radiation with matter -- Radiation dosimetry -- Biological basis forradiation safety -- Radiation safety guides -- Health physics instrumentation -- External radiation safety -- Internal radiation safety -- Criticality -- Evaluation of radiation safety measures -- Nonionizing radiation safety 
650  0 Medical physics 
700 1  Johnson, Thomas E.|q(Thomas Edward),|d1964- 
856 41 |zTable of Contents|3Table of contents only|u 
856 42 |zContributor biographical information|3 Contributor biographical information|u 
856 42 |zPublisher description|3Publisher description|u 
903 00 LTI|aAEX August 2010 

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General Terminology

This is the Subject terminology for Heart Attacks in the general database Academic Search Premier. They use the term Myocardial Infarction, the medical term for a heart attack, to be more specific, but the topics are still fairly broad.