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Yacca Library NWHHS: JCU Nursing Students

Yacca Library is the Medical Library for the North West Hopsital and Health Service (NWHHS).

Yacca Library service for JCU nursing students

Yacca Library staff are available to help with:

  • Proof reading and reference checking
  • one on one support for using databases, navigating the JCU online resources and advice for academic writing.
  • Assistance with access JCU's Off Campus student support services (see more below).
  • We hold multiple copies of core nursing texts, check our library catalog to see what is available.

Visit the library :

  • Eduroam wifi
  • JCU computers, printer and scanner

    Don't forget to check the JCU library catalog as many books are available as ebooks or as off campus loans (with longer borrowing periods and free return postage). You can also use JCU "Chat" feature to chat online with JCU library staff if you have questions.

Off Campus Support

JCU offers off campus loans for staff and students. This service offers a loan period 2 weeks longer than the corresponding on-campus students (to allow for postage times) and also includes free return postage. The cheat sheet below is a quick step by step guide. Find out more by clicking here

Writing skills basics

JCU Learning Centre

The Learning Centre provides useful quick to read and easy to understand print outs or short videos to help you with academic skills, This site is open access meaning non JCU students can also take advantage of many of their excellent resources.

Some of Yacca Library's recommendations include:

Don't forget to use the JCU Libguide for help with APA referencing!


Contact / Visit us

Open Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

email:   phone: (07) 4745 4532

visit us: Mount Isa Base Hospital, located between the Renal Unit and CRRH


Yacca Library is jointly Funded by NWHHS and JCU/CRRH