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Nursing: Books

A guide to information resources for nursing

New Books in UCOL Libraries

Getting started

Library staff can help you with searching the catalogue, placing a reserve and accessing your library account.

Palmerston North Library

Wairarapa Library

Whanganui Library

Online help

Library staff can also order books from other libraries for you to borrow. See here for more information.

UCOL Library Catalogue

Useful shelf numbers

Use these shelf numbers in the UCOL Library:

 610.3 Medical dictionaries

610.73 Nursing  (includes a good selection of general textbooks)

610.7301 Nursing theory

610.73069 Duties, characteristics, relationships of nursing

610.73072 Nursing Research

610.73076 Nursing Examinations

610.7343 Community Health Nursing

611 Human Anatomy

613.0424 Women's Health

615.1 Pharmacology

616.07 Pathophysiology

616.075 Nursing Diagnosis

616.8527 Depression, Mental

616.890231 Psychiatric Nursing

Desk Reserve

Many of the required reading books, and other popular titles, are located in the desk reserve collection and are available for 3 hour loan.

Here are some examples:

Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing - Australian Version - 5th Edition. Print Book & e-Book

Required & Recommended Texts - Bachelor of Nursing 500 level (Year 1)

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Required & Recommended Texts - Bachelor of Nursing 600 level (Year 2)

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Required & Recommended Texts - Bachelor of Nursing 700 level (Year 3)

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