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Health & Social Care: Textbooks & eBooks

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

Subject Sub-sections

Class number

Adolescence: Sociology

305.235

Adolescents: Welfare Service

362.7083

Anatomy & Physiology

612

Child Welfare

362.7

Community Care

361.8

Depression

616.8527

Developmental psychology

155

Disability

362.4

Drug Abuse

362.29

Drug dependence: medicine

616.86

Elderly people: Social care

362.6

Equality: social aspects and diversity

305

Ethnic groups: social welfare

362.84

Health & Social care

362.10425

Health Care management

362.1068

Health promotion

613

Health statistics

362.1

Human biology

612

Law: Social work

344.0313

Mental disorders

616.89

Mental health care

362.2

Midwifery

618.2

Nursing

610.73

Poverty

362.5

Social services

361

Cannot Find What You Are Looking For?

  • Is the book out on loan? - Place a hold
  • Is the book at another library site? - Place a hold
  • Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library
  • Recommend a book? - Contact your Subject Specialist or Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library. 

Looking for a Book We Don't Have?

If you are looking for a book which is not held in any of our libraries, you can ask us to borrow it from another library through the Inter-Library Loans system.

Search the Library Catalogue

 

 

Textbooks & eBooks

The Library has a huge range of textbook and eBook titles to meet your needs.

Textbooks can be a great place to start your research, but remember that demand can be high, so you'll need to plan in advance.  Use the Library Catalogue to check what books the library has available.

eBooks are a quick and easy way to access material.  They are available on or off campus and can be used 24 hours a day.  If you own a tablet device, these books can be viewed easily wherever you have a connection to the internet.  These titles also allow limited printing.

You can access our textbook and eBook collections through the Library Catalogue

Ebooks are included in the library catalogue, however, you may also wish to use the ebook platforms themselves.

Unless otherwise indicated, to access these ebooks platforms click on the link and enter your Network username and password when prompted:

E-book selection - To view more available ebooks please search the Library Catalogue online resources. You will be asked to enter your username and password and you may be asked to select your institution ie Wigan & Leigh college.

Call Numbers Explained

When you enter the details of the item that you want on the Library Catalogue it will display a call number that tells you where the item is shelved.

The call number will usually look something like this:

306.47 GEL 

The combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item.  The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.

The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.