The library page will automatically detect Off Campus users and will thus prompt for your Novell Username ( student no. or staff no.) and Password ( Date of birth - yymmdd, full id no. or passport no.) when required.
Use your Student number and password (yyyymmdd) to access previous question papers.
Prescribed textbooks are kept in the short loan section at level 5. Short Loan is a collection of books and photocopies that may be borrowed for a very short time - usually just for few hours or maybe overnight! Click on the PDF icon below to view the list of short loan titles, alternatively search via uKwazi
How many books may you borrow out with your student card?
Example of subject headings and call numbers
|Food for infants||613.22|
|Food and drink||641|
Boolean Operators ( AND, OR, NOT )
Join concepts: dietetics AND nutrition
Synonyms: nutrition OR food
Excluding words from your search: obesity NOT fast-foods
Phrase searching: "..." ( inverted commas )
" diary free diet "
Truncations: * at the end of a word or within a wordysmanage* search for manager, management
p*adiatric search for peadiatric, pediatric
to enclose search strategies will customize your results to more accurately reflect your topic
( smoking OR tobacco ) AND food
not return smoking or tobacco when food is not mentioned
Use PICO as tool to analyze the parts of your question
|What are the important characteristics of the patients &/or problem?||What you plan to do for the patient or problem?||What, if anything, is the alternative to the intervention?||What is the outcome that you would like to measure?|
|people who exercise||warm up before exercise||no warm up||injury prevention|
PICO is a good framework to help clarify your systematic review question.
The content of this guide was developed by Veliswa Tshetsha and reused with permission.
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