Opticianry Resources

SELECTED RESOURCES FROM THE BFIT LIBRARY

LIBRARY DATABASES

Gale PowerSearch
Contains many full-text articles from Opticianry publications including: Contact lens and Anterior Eye, Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, and others.

EBSCO OmniFile Full-Text Select
Also contains many articles from Opticianry related publications, most in full text.

eBOOKS

Opportunities in Eye Care Careers
In EBSCO eBooks.

Oxford American Handbook of Ophthalmology
In EBSCO eBooks.

OPTICIANRY WEBSITES

General

Commonwealth Board of Registration for Dispensing Opticians
Licensing details for the profession.

Occupational Outlook Handbook on Dispensing Opticians
Describes profession of dispensing opticianry.

NEI Photo and Image Catalog
"National Eye Institute's Photograph and Image Catalog is a collection of vision-related images that can be downloaded in a variety of formats."

Professional Organizations

National Academy of Opticianry
"The National Academy of Opticianry is an international organization dedicated solely to education and training for ALL opticians."

American Optometric Association
Contains the latest news about the profession.

Opticians Association of Massachusetts
"The Opticians Association of Massachusetts seeks to advance the skills and knowledge of the licensed optician…" From the website.

Employment & Job Boards

Indeed.com
A conglomerate of newspaper employment listings, employment websites, and professional organizations.

SELECTED OPTICIANRY MAGAZINES

Optician
E-Journal in EBSCO. From January 2002-Present.
Provides information and educational needs for optometrists, dispensing opticians and optical manufacturers

Optometry Today
E-Journal in Gale PowerSearch: 2007-Present.
Provides the latest news and information about optometry
.