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Referencing & Writing - Citation styles, Referencing & Writing

Multimedia Resources - e-Resources, Podcasts, Videos & Images

Postgrad Research - Theses, Research Repositories, Conferences, Historical Collections, Open Access & How to keep up to date

Websites - NZ & International Resources & Organisations

Apps - Smart phone & Tablet apps

Latest news / Did you know?

NEW RESOURCE: Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy


For anytime, anywhere access from your computer, smartphone, or tablet to more than 300 3D rotational gross anatomy videos featuring real cadaver specimens using Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy. The specimens have not been embalmed and therefore retain the colour, texture and mobility of the living body.

Plan your search

Before you start searching the databases,  it helps to take time to plan your search.

Step 1:  Clearly define the topic or research question

Step 2:  Divide the topic or question into separate key concepts

Step 3:  Select alternative search terms and synonyms for each concept

Step 4:  Consider using text word symbols such as truncation and "phrase searching"

Step 5:  Select search terms to combine using Boolean logic - AND, OR, NOT

Step 6:  Select relevant databases via the Library homepage or your Subject Guide

Step 7:  When searching a database look for subject heading options

Step 8:  Run text word searches to complement subject heading searches

Step 9:  Review the results and modify your search strategy as required

Liaison Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka

Christy Ballard
Medical Library - Rm 102 (1st floor of the Sayers Building).
03 479 7459
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The Physiology Subject Guide...

Designed to be useful, relevant and user-friendly, this guide will provide you with access to a range of key library and information resources to aid your studies/research in Physiology. It is however a work in progress, so in order to maintain up-to-date and relevant content we welcome suggestions from you the user. Refer to the Feedback box on this page.

The Physiology Resources can be found in the Medical Library located opposite Dunedin Hospital in the Sayers Building.

For further assistance, you can make an appointment to see the Subject Specialist Librarian - Christy Ballard.