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Public Health: Books


Reference books for public health

Reference books cannot be borrowed and they include encyclopaedias and dictionaries. They have 'R' and the dewey number on the spine.

Some Public Health dictionaries:

  • Dictionary of public health promotion and education : terms and concepts. 613.03 UKW MOD (Westville Library)
  • A dictionary of midwifery and public health. R 618.2003 CAR (Medical Library)

Finding books on WorldCat local catalogue

Use WorldCat local catalogue to search for phyisical and online resources provided by UKZN libraries. Click here  to find resources on WorldCat local

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Books in academic reserves

Prescribed, recommended and heavily used  books are usually kept in the Academic Reserves (Short loan) section. Academic Reserves section is located on the first floor of EG Malherbe and the materials there may not be taken out of the library during the day but may be borrowed overnight or for weekends.

Use  WorldCat Catalogue to search for books in Academic Reserves.

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What if a book is not available at UKZN libraries?

UKZN Library offers an Interlibrary loan (ILL) facility through which books can be borrowed from other libraries in the country if available. Copies of journal articles may also be requested.

The ILL office is located on the Ground floor of the EG Malherbe library. Forms are available for filling in or email the relevant ILL office.

On the national system SABINET, the collection SACat indicates what books are in which library in the country.

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