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Books

SAILS

SAILS, Learning Resources Center's online catalog contains all the books and other materials that the Library purchases. Use it to search for a specific author or title or to compile a bibliography on a specific topic. The Learning Resources Center uses Library of Congress Subject Headings. To find books on a particular subject, use the Keyword search option. Then look at the subjects under which it has been cataloged to find additional items on the subject.

Massachusetts Virtual Catalog

The Virtual Catalog is the easiest way to get a book if you can't find it in the SAILS online catalog. The Virtual Catalog is the combined catalog of Bridgewater State College, CLAMS Library Network, Central/Western Massachusetts Automated Resource Sharing, Inc.(C/W Mars), Fenway Libraries Online (FLO), Merrimack Valley Library Consortium, MetroBoston Library Network, Minuteman Library Network, North of Boston Library Exchange (NOBLE), Old Colony Library Network (OCLN), SAILS Library Network (SAILS), University of Massachusetts, Boston, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and Westfield State College

After doing a search in SAILS, you can click the "Search the Virtual Catalog".   You can also click on the link for the Virtual Catalog to log into the virtual catalog directly.

The Virtual Catalog allows library users in good standing to:

  • Simultaneously search several library catalogs.
  • Request items that are unavailable at any SAILS Library.
  • Have a total of 5 active requests at any time.

Credo Reference

Listed below are some of the titles available in Credo Reference under the heading of "Massage Therapy".

Mosby's Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Mosby's Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
is a contemporary, comprehensive glossary of numerous terms and 500 illustrations, along with 24 appendices, useful for any health professional in today's medical field.

The terms and definitions cover the five major areas of complementary and alternative medicine, as outlined by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the National Institutes of Health:
• alternative health care systems;
• mind-body interventions;
• biologically based therapies;
• manipulative and body-based healing methods; and
• energy therapies.

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
Medicine is ever changing, and its terminology evolves constantly. If you're involved in health care in any way, you need to know the latest medical terms from A to Zz. and what they mean. That's why you need Dorland's! The world's most trusted source on the language of medicine for over 100 years, it delivers more entries and better definitions than any other medical dictionary - so you can master more of the current terminology that you need to know. A wealth of illustrations and audio pronunciations and a remarkably user-friendly format make reference a snap.

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions This bestselling, full-color dictionary of health care terminology, from A68 to zymorphic, is well known for its combination of relevant, thorough definitions and vibrant color illustrations and line drawings that illuminate all subject areas. More than just a dictionary, you'll also find a comprehensive anatomy atlas, and numerous useful appendices. The new 7th edition is thoroughly up to date with current clinical information and over 5,000 new definitions.

National Certification Resources Online

National Certification Examination Handbook
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork's Handbook.

National Certification Examination Candidate Handbook
"NCBTMB offers two examinations for candidates – the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage (NCETM) and the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB). In order to familiarize candidates with the exams, NCBTMB has included content outlines and sample questions for each within this handbook."