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Newly Acquired Materials (March 2018)

Netter, Frank H. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders. 2014.

Insel, Paul, et. al. Discovering nutrition .5th ed. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2016.

Okeson, Jeffrey P. Bell’s oral and facial pain. 7th ed.Hanover Park, IL: Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc. 2014.

Wynn, Richard L. et.al. Drug information handbook for dentistry including oral medicine for.., 22nd ed. Philadelphia,: Wolster Kluwer. 2016.

Glick, Michael. Burket’s oral medicine. 12th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2014.

Langlais, Robert P., and Miller, Craig S. Exercises in oral radiology and interpretation. 5th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. 2017.

Harris, Malcolm., Edgar, Michael., and Meghji, Sajeda. Clinical oral science.  Oxford MA, Wright, 1998.

Agur, Anne M.R., and Dalley, Arthur F. Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy. 14th ed. Philadelphia: Wolster Kluwer. 2017.

Lindhe, Jan., and Lang, Niklaus P. Clinical periodontology and implant dentistry. 6th ed. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2015.

Hall, John E.  Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology. 13th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. 2016.

Hulley, Stephen B., et al. Designing clinical research.
4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2013.

Ferrier, Denise R. Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry. 7th ed.Philadelphia: Wolster Kluwer. 2017.

Stefanac, Stephen J., and Nesbit, Samuel P. Diagnosis and treatment planning in Dentistry. 3rd ed. St. Louis, Missourr: Elsevier. 2017.

Dean, Jeffrey A., Avery, David R., and McDonald, Ralph E.  McDonald and Avery Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. 2016.

Murray, Patrick R., Rosenthal, Ken S., and Pfaller, Michael A. Medical Microbiology. 4th ed. Chicago: Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc. 2012.

Ongole, Ravikiran and BN Praveen. editors. Textbook of oral medicine, oral diagnosis and oral radiology.  2nd ed. New Delhi, India: Elsevier. 2016.

Neville, Brad W., et. al. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. 2016.

Marwah, Nikhil., editor.  Textbook of pediatric dentistry. 
3rd ed. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Publishers. 2014.

Soames, J. V., and Southam, J. C. Oral Pathology.
.4th ed. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 2005.

Field, Anne and Longman, Lesley. Tyldesley’s oral medicine. 5th ed.Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 2003.

Regezi, Joseph A., Sciubba, James J., and Jordan, Richard C.K.
Oral Pathology: Clinical Pathologic Correlations.
St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. 2017.

Strayer, David S., et. al. editor/s. Rubin’s pathology: Clinocopathologic foundations of medicine.  7th ed. Philadelphia: Wolster Kluwer. 2015.

Insel, Paul, et. al. Periodontology: Color Atlas of Dental Medicine.
3rd revised. Stuttgart, Germany: Georg Thieme Verlag. 2005.

Kumar, Vinay., Abbas, Abul K., and Aster Jon C. Robbins and Cotran   Pathologic Basis of Disease. 9th ed. Philadelphia:Elsevier Saunders. 2015.

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The College of Dentistry Library supports various educational, research and clinical activities and programs. It has excellent collection of dental resources available for reading and reference purpose in print and digital format. Our library has a massive collection of dental e-resources from different databases composed in one digital library named Ac-Knowledge database (http://www.ac-knowledge.net/ngha/). The primary objective of the collection is to provide current and up-to-date scholarly and scientific literature to fulfill the academic and research requirement of our students, faculty and staff. Each year, new books are added to the collection. The digital library provides online access to 5900+ eBooks, 6400+ scientific journals and other scholarly material available from 37 different online databases. ​Some of the most popular databases are Accessmedicine, BMJ Journals; CINAHL Complete, Clinical Key; Dentistry and Oral Sciences Sources, Medline; Ovid; Oxford Journals; Sage Journals; ScienceDirect, Springerlink, VisualDx, and Wiley Blackwell.