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New to research: Starting out

Library essentials

For those new to research, or new to Curtin, here are a few Library essentials to get you started. If you have further questions search LibAnswers or submit a question. You can also contact your Faculty Librarian.
Locate library resources
The catalogue is a gateway to millions of print and electronic resources. Login to the catalogue to access additional features. From here you can also link to the Databases A-Z list.
When the library doesn't hold the item
There are several options including to recommend the item for purchase or request an interlibrary loan or document delivery and we will source the item from another library.
Online guides for all stages of the research process
The Research Support LibGuides include tools, resources and information. Topics include: search the literature, disseminate research findings and research data management.
Library workshops
Expert training and advice on the most appropriate library resources and tools in your research area. Register for a workshop or contact your faculty librarian to arrange a session in your area.