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Nursing: Books



Where to find nursing books in the EG Malherbe library?

Dewey number: 610

2nd Floor 

Endnote X7

Reference Books for Nursing

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

Some Nursing dictionaries and Encyclopaedias in E.G. Malherbe Library, Ground floor:

  • Mosby's dictionary of medicine, nursing and health professions. R610.3 MOS
  • Blackwell's dictionary of nursing. R610.7303 BLA
  • A dictionary of nursing. R610.7303 DIC
  • Baillier's encyclopaedic dictionary of nursing and healthcare. R610.3 BAI

FINDING BOOKS and other Library resources

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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 weekend.

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E G Malherbe Library
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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 availalbe 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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