Work Health and Safety: Finding books

Books - Print

What is a scholarly book?


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Look for the clues:

Clue 1: Specialised publisher in the field, for example a University press.

   Clue 2Reputable author/creator: Look for the author's qualifications. 

   Clue 3:  Includes cited references and bibliography.

Finding books

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There are two ways to search for Library books: use the Library Catalogue or find books on the shelf. Try searching for the subject words below. You will find the call number and although the words may not be in the title you may find chapters on the relevant subject.

Call number and subject                                                            

363.11 - Occupational health and safety hazards

604.7 - Hazardous materials technology        

613.62 - Industrial and occupational medicine                             

615.902 - Industrial toxicology                                              

616.9803 - Industrial and occupational medicine                    

620.8 - Human factors and safety engineering

Can't find the book you need?

If you can't find the book you were looking for, why not try one of the options below: