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West Indian Medical Collection (UWISTA): West Indian Medical Collection

The West Indian Medical Collection is a small library of books, reports and other material held in a secure area behind the Circulation Desk at the Medical Sciences Library. These items may be used within the library only.


The West Indian Medical Collection is a small library of material covering biomedical subjects.  It includes books and pamphlets written by Caribbean biomedical personnel, some government and other departmental reports, and some of the works of expatriate UWI lecturers published during their tenure at the university.


Access to the collection is restricted.  Items circulate within the library only for a period of three hours.

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Niala Dwarika-Bhagat
The Medical Sciences Library
The University of the West Indies
St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Phone 1-868-645-2640 Ext 5244