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Optometry and Vision Sciences: Home

Library guide for those studying, teaching and research in the Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences

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Welcome to the subject guide for Optometry and Vision Sciences in the School of Applied Sciences.      Man painting a human eye. Photo by Eugen Aschenbrenner

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Are you looking for the latest information on resources? Here you will find details of the resources we provide access to in your subject area, pointers to other useful sources of information, and where to go for further help and support.

Optometry journals

You can search Summon for journal articles subscribed to by the University of Huddersfield, but it is also useful to keep an eye on specific journals in your specific subject. You can browse the following titles so you can keep up-to-date with the latest research in the field:

The optician - current website / archive (Dec. 2003 - Dec. 2015)

Optometry today - current website

Recent book purchases

The following has been recently added to the University of Huddersfield Library collection:


Academic resources

Professional areas

                                                    General Optical Council logo

Statutory body responsible for the professional regulation of optometrists and dispensing opticians in the UK. They have specific guidance for students.

                                                    The College of Optometrists logo

The College is the professional body for optometrists. It qualifies the profession and delivers the guidance, development and training to ensure optometrists provide the best possible care. They have specific information for students.

                                                    Assocation of Optometrists logo

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is a membership organisation for optometrists and other optical professionals. They have advice for students.

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