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Medicine: Books and eBooks
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Short Loan & 4-Hour Collections
Short Loan Collection
The Short Loan Collection (SLC) contains multiple copies of books in demand, or on reading lists and can be borrowed for 7 days.
The 4-Hour Loan collection contains items that are in very high demand at certain times of the year. You can borrow and take these books anywhere in the Library, but they cannot be taken out of the Library building.
Books and eBooks are listed in OneSearch, our resource discovery service. Useful titles available via UCD Library include:
- Books@Ovid This link opens in a new windowCollection of medical, nursing, and pharmacy texts from a variety of publishers. UCD Library has purchased individual titles to support teaching, learning and research.
- iRefer : making the best use of clinical radiology services (Royal College of Radiologists) This link opens in a new windowSplit into 12 sections, the full resource consists of over 330 fully searchable guidelines designed to assist the clinician in selecting the most appropriate investigation for a given diagnostic or imaging problem.
- Ebook Central (Proquest) This link opens in a new windowAn extensive multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health, social and physical sciences, and humanities. UCD Library purchases select ebooks to support teaching, learning and research.
- An extensive collection of over 4,500 current and classic peer-reviewed titles in psychology and the behavioural sciences. Updated monthly, the collection includes the latest publications from the American Psychological Association. Also includes the APA/University of Oxford Encyclopedia of Psychology as well as the authoritative APA Handbooks in Psychology reference series.
Reference items are helpful for finding background information; definitions and spelling; facts and figures; translations; statistics and topical overviews of subjects. Reference books can be found both in print and online. See here for further information.
Useful online reference material for this subject include:
- British National Formulary (MedicinesComplete) This link opens in a new windowThe BNF provides healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines in a clear, concise and accessible manner. Hosted on the MedicinesComplete (Pharmaceutical Press) platform, BNF data is updated twice a year.
- Encyclopedia of Disability (Gale) This link opens in a new windowThis encyclopedia represents the first attempt to bring an authoritative reference resource to the many faces of disability. Originally published in print format in 2005, it provides a fascinating entry into the world of disability where minds are expanded, prejudices shattered, and spirits raised. The result is a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, and historically grounded resource tool that guides the reader across fields, theories, debates, and practices.
- Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts This link opens in a new windowThis database provides primary sources for therapists, clients and students on forty different topical subject areas in psychology. It has three major sections; psychotherapy transcripts, primary accounts and handbook reference works.
- Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (Wiley) This link opens in a new windowThe Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, 2nd Edition is the definitive reference to support the development and use of statistical methods for addressing the problems and critical issues that confront scientists, practitioners and policy makers engaged in the life and medical sciences.
- Encyclopedia of Parasitology (Springer) This link opens in a new windowEdited by Heinz Mehlhorn, this is the third edition of this major reference work, with more than 40 international contributors, who are well known specialists in their fields, giving a comprehensive review of all parasites and therapeutic strategies in veterinarian and human parasitology.
- Oxford Reference Online (OUP) This link opens in a new windowOxford Reference Online consists of a wealth of facts, figures, definitions, and translations found in dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.
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