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CCS Disability Action Library

Provides information about disabilities a range of interested groups from disabled people, their whanau, families and caregivers to support staff, volunteers, libraries, recreational agencies and employer groups.

Holds, and searches, information on a wide range of subjects, including educational issues – especially those relating to inclusive education.

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IHC Library

The IHC Library has information on all aspects of intellectual disability:

  • specific syndromes
  • medical conditions
  • early intervention
  • education
  • sexuality
  • community living and future planning

As well as a broad range of information on other disabilities. Information comes in a variety of formats - books, videos, journals articles, CDs and DVDs.

The Library is only open to people living in New Zealand.

Go to the Online Catalogue to search and request resources or information.

Donald Beasley Institute Library

The Library has a variety of resources available relating to the area of disability, particularly intellectual disability. These include books, videos, audiotapes and journals. All of our resources are recorded on a computerised database.

A literature search from our database on a particular topic can be performed free of charge. Although the library is predominantly used by students it is open to the public and the only requirement is that you fill out an enrolment form when borrowing resources. The only library services which incur a charge at present are photocopying, the use of the internet facilities, and postage.

Our library services are available to people outside of the Dunedin area, so if you are from another part of New Zealand please feel free to contact our librarian for information from our library.

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University Libraries

All Universities have Libraries that are available to the public, with a comprehensive range of information, databases and catalogues and trained Librarians to assist you access material.