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School of Pharmacy

This is a guide for Pharmacy resources available at the UWC library and on the web.

The library collects books to support your studies. More recently we are purchasing mainly ebooks. This page presents three main categories of books: New Books, Reference Books and Textbooks.

You can find books in the library by using uKwazi. The video below will guide you on how to search for books and articles on uKwazi


Online books can be accessed by clicking on the relevant link on uKwazi. Physical books are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System and Pharmacy books are mainly located on Level 11 on the following subjects and DDC numbers:


Medicine & health 610
Human anatomy, cytology & histology 611
Human physiology 612
Pharmacology & therapeutics 615
Diseases 616


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