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Community Services library guide

This guide will help you to find and use all the available useful sources to help you get just what you need fast!

Begin with Library Catalogue

When you get your first assignment, look for information on your topic in Library Catalogue – the Library’s search engine. Remember to log in first, so you can search all collections, place holds, add titles to an eShelf and renew your loans.

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Some suggested terms to try out

TIP: Counselling is sometimes spelt counseling. Some search tools will automatically find both spellings, however use truncation (e.g. counsel*) to make sure you are finding everything.

Research

Depending on your assignment you may also need to use one of our specialised databases. Databases are extremely useful tools for researching specific information, recent information and scholarly articles.

 

The e-book guide explains how to view and download e-books

Some useful ebooks are listed below

Journal Article Feeds

Australian Policy Online 

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ACOSS  @ACOSS 

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Health Databases