Using the library for research
- Our staff promote the development of key skills and capabilities
- The library is a safe place with quiet spaces for research and free internet and wi-fi access.
The catalogue is the gateway to a wealth of materials to help you with your study. Searching is easy and leads you to resources in print, e-book and audio, as well as DVDs, CDs, magazines and online information databases.
Our libraries have a range of Reference books; the most substantial collection is at St Kilda Library.
Online Reference Centre
Explore our Online Reference Centre where you can search for information on our online databases.
Never leave without asking for help – If you haven’t found what you are looking for just ask for help! Our staff can give you a hand.
There are a number of websites that contain useful information to assist you with your study.
Reading and writing
How to write essays, reports, case studies, literature reviews, reflective journal, oral presentations and annotated bibliographies.
Organisation and time management
Learn how to balance study, work, family and a social life by planning your time and studying efficiently.
Learn how to break research tasks into manageable parts and develop research questions, as well as select, search for, find and evaluate information sources.
Get tips on how to prepare for and sit exams successfully.
Information for international students
Books for study skills
Max Your Marks : Tips from Top Students on How to Conquer Year 12
by Austin, Rowena; Hastwell, Annie (2010)
Study Skills for Dummies
by du Boulay, Doreen (2009)
Study Smarter, Not Harder
by Paul, Kevin (2009)
Dynamic Learning Online Training Courses
Dynamic Learning Online offers fully interactive training programs in Word 2007, Excel 2007, Powerpoint 2007, Outlook 2007 & Windows Vista
The Computer School
The computer school is a great beginners guide to your PC: word processing, internet access, social networking and more!