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Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Books

Fordham library resources and additional information on various aspects of palliative and end-of-life care; Librarian Peter Patton, Editor.

Books & E-books

For more titles, go to the Fordham Library Catalog.

E-book Collections

Fordham Library Catalog

Search catalog for books, ebooks, periodicals, government documents, videos, maps etc. held by Fordham at all campuses.

Accessing an E-book

  • Find the e-book in the Library Catalog.
     
  • Locate the e-book in your results; the notation will say [electronic resource] within or at the end of the title.
     
  • Click on the small, blue letters URL or the actual url to open the e-book in the Item Information section of the record.
     
  • Log off as soon as you are finished; many e-books accommodate only one user at a time. 

Finding E-books Specifically

Source: www.fordham.edu/library

  • To find E-books only, type your search terms as above.
     
  • Choose "Online Resources" from the drop-down menu.
     
  • Note: You will need to login to open an e-book if you are off campus. 

More Books

Library of Congress Classification System

Academic libraries use the Library of Congress Classification System to designate a book's location on the shelf.

Some books about palliative and end-of-life care have a call number (on the spine of the book) that ranges from R726.5 - R726.8 (Medicine and disease in relation to Psychology. Terminal care. Dying.)

Some other common categories include the following:

R -  Medicine

BF - Psychology

BJ - Ethics

HQ - The Family, Marriage, Women

HV - Social Pathology; Social and Public Welfare.

 

E-book on Relieving Pain

Campus Library Designations

RH  =  Walsh Library at Rose Hill, Bronx

LC  =  Quinn Library at Lincoln Center

WC =  Westchester Campus Library (Fordham Westchester Library)

Need Materials from Outside Fordham?

Cannot find items you need for your research?

  • Materials not owned by Fordham can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Consortia privileges provide you with additional access to other research collections beyond Fordham’s holdings.

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