guides are a list of resources, study and research tools put together
by the librarians in consultation with course coordinators. Library
guides may be subject and course specific or general purpose.
Library Resource (course related) Guides typically contain information related to your course. They include information on:
- Subject dictionaries and encyclopedias
- Key texts for your course
- Journals and journal databases relevant to your discipline and assessments
- Open access web resources including professional organisations
- Latest news and media databases
support; resources to support academic writing
Library Research Skill guides relate to a specific subject and are compiled to develop research skills. Sometimes they are even part of an assessment task!
They will typically contain information on:
- where to start – topic analysis
- how to find information in Primo and journal databases
- useful subject resources
- evaluating information
- referencing and writing techniques and support
- Endnote X7
- Evidence-Based Practice – an introduction
- Information literacy – find and use quality information you need for your studies
- Introduction to eBooks
- Literature Review
- Mobile devices for Study & Research
- Online resources for graduates
- Open Access
- Research impact
- Researcher profile
- Screen reading resources for study
guides are published regularly and guides are updated frequently. If
you have suggestions for a new library guide, or think changes are
needed, please contact us via web form or Ask a Librarian services.
Need help with finding library guides and making sense of them? Ask us, we’re here to help!