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Midwifery: Books/eBooks

A selection of excellent Midwifery resources to help you with your studies.

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Ovid Ebooks

We now subscribe to several Ovid Ebooks which you can also access from the Databases A-Z on the Library website. Titles include:

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Use Library Search also accessed from the My Ara app to find both print and eBooks on your topic.  Search by keyword, book title or author last name.

 To search for alternative spellings, use * in place of missing letters - e.g. Johns*on, colo*r, design*

 To search as a phrase rather than separate words use "  " around your phrase e.g. "climate change".

 Click here for further tips on how on Using Library Search 

Other places to find ebooks include the following collections:

Some required textbooks in years 1 and 2

For a complete list of required and recommended textbooks for midwifery, refer to your specific programme handbook available in My Ara / Student Information / Programme Information Documents here. 

Some of these textbooks are available as ebooks. For those that are only in hard copy you can access these in the High Use Collection at the Christchurch City and Manawa campuses and at Timaru Campus. Ask staff in the Library for assistance.

Some recommended textbooks for years 1 & 2

New to the library


Home Birth

BWB Treaty of Waitangi eBook Collection

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection brings together leading thinking on this foundational document, including works by acclaimed scholars such as Claudia Orange, Judith Binney, Vincent O’Malley, Alan Ward and Aroha Harris.