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Search the literature: Introduction


The most effective approach to searching the literature will depend on the information needs, the required resources and the stage and nature of the research.

This LibGuide will provide some guidance to locate the most relevant information. 

Types of resources

These are examples of resources you may find useful. Click on a resource type for help locating these resources.



Searching the literature by Curtin Library

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Staff and postgraduate students can request an interlibrary loan or document delivery if the Library does not hold the item.

Library help

Staff and postgraduate students can contact their Faculty Librarian with all their research needs including:
  • finding relevant literature
  • purchasing library resources
  • locating relevant, high-quality journals
  • measuring research impact
  • increasing visibility of your research