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Subject coverage

There are approximately 6000 books available either for reference or loan. Subjects covered include clinical medicine, midwifery, nursing, allied health, general practice, and management subjects.

All recommendations for new stock are gratefully received but please be aware that we may not be able to act on all of them because of financial constraints.

Borrowing

A maximum of 8 items may be borrowed.

Items in CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, floppy and video format are available for 7-day loan only.

Borrowed items should be returned to the issue desk.

Loan period

Books (except those marked 'For reference only' or ‘Short Loan – 7 day book’) and journals (except current issues) are loaned for 21 days, after which period return or renewal is required.

At certain times heavily used material may only be available for 7 day loan.

All material loaned for 21 days is subject to recall after 14 days if reserved by another library user. Overdues are sent by email.

Reserving a book or journal out on loan

You may reserve an item out on loan by contacting a member of staff at the issue desk.

Alternatively, you may telephone, email or fax your reservation.

Notification will be sent to you as soon as the item has been returned.

Audiovisual/electronic materials etc.

Items in CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, floppy and video format are available for 7-day loan only. These include some textbooks and multimedia programmes.