The Dentistry Library Collection

General collection

The Dentistry Library's collection covers the major disciplines in the field of Dentistry and some material in associated disciplines. The major areas are biomaterials (dental materials science), community oral health and epidemiology, endodontics, fixed prosthodontics, occlusion, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral biology, oral pathology and oral medicine, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry, periodontics, removable prosthodontics, tooth conservation. Also included is material from other health and medical sciences, particularly that required by BDent students in the early years of their degree.

2 Hour collection

The Collection is intended to ensure the availability of library items in high demand. The books are located behind the information desk. Journal articles are mostly scanned and available electronically.

Items are available for 2 hours loan. Overnight loans are available 2 hours before the close of the library. They must be returned within 1 hour of the library opening the next morning. Two items are allowed to be borrowed at a time.

Please note: Overdue items attract a fine of $2.50 for each hour or part thereof up to a maximum of $30 per item.

eReadings documents (in PDF format) are available via the BDent website to students with authorised access.