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Nursing (Postgraduate): Books

Looking for a known book?

1. If you already know the book that you are looking for, there are some short video guides on the Library's Self-Help pages to help you.

There is also a separate guide on the Library's search tool Library Search | Ketu

Other ways to find books...

How to find a book on the shelf

This guide explains how to find a book on the shelf using the Call Number from the record on Library Search

e.g. WB102 EX65 2011


Need more books? Try our Interloan service


If you need a book that is not available via the University of Otago Library, you can request a free copy (from libraries in Australasia) using the Interloan service (a book from beyond Australasia incurs a charge, but the Library will ask you first!):


The Library's collection of e-books is growing all the time.

Benefits of e-books include:

  • Instant/anytime access
  • They can be downloaded (for a specified period of time) or read online
  • The entire text is serachable and 'sticky notes' can be added
  • A percentage of the publication can be printed/saved
  • The e-book URL is permanent so you go back to a publication instantly

Click here for information on locating and accessing the Library's e-books.

e-Reference Books

E-Books sampler

A sample from the thousands of titles available: