Midwifery: Books/eBooks

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

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Examples of APA referencing if you are citing a chapter in a book or ebook 

Below are three examples of APA referencing if you are citing a chapter in a book or ebook (each chapter written by different authors.)

A chapter in an ebook in Clinical Key

Schoenwald, A. & Douglas, C. (2017). Managing pain. In J. Crisp, C. Douglas, G. Rebeiro,  & D. Waters (Eds.).  Potter and Perry’s fundamentals of nursing (5th ed; pp. 1319-1363). Retrieved from Clinical Key.

A chapter in an ebook in Proquest Ebook Central

Brown, N. (2017). Engaging in family-centred care. In J. Crisp, C. Douglas, G. Rebeiro,  & D. Waters (Eds.).  Potter and Perry’s fundamentals of nursing  (5th ed; pp. 288-301). Retrieved from Proquest Ebook Central

A chapter in a print book

Hunt, S. (2017). Working with older people. In J. Crisp, C. Douglas, G. Rebeiro,  & D. Waters (Eds.).  Potter and Perry’s fundamentals of nursing (5th ed., pp. 393-421). Chatswood, New South Wales,  Australia: Elsevier Australia.

For more examples see the Quick APA Referencing Guide for Nursing and the full APA Referencing guide for Ara Students.

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

Breastfeeding

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. Designed and managed by award-winning New Zealand publisher Bridget Williams Books, the Collection is a living resource backed by a long-term vision for Treaty scholarship into the twenty-first century.