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UniReady: Using your library

This guide is designed for prospective students who are undertaking the UniReady programme.

Where to start?

Check out these two essential guides:

What can I use in the Library?

If you are able to visit the Library you can:

  • Borrow books, including from the Teaching Resource Collection and High Demand collection
  • Use the computers in the library, with access to some software such as Microsoft Office
  • Access the databases available for Guest and Onsite use
  • Loan a laptop
  • Look at online exam papers

If you are not able to visit the Library, you will have access to:

Helpful video clips

Watch the following YouTube videos for helpful research tips!

Google or Databases? A video from La Trobe University library.

Quick demonstration on analysing your topic. A video from the University of North Carolina Greensboro library.

How to effectively search a database. A video from the University of Auckland Library.