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OUA students' guide: Searching the library catalogue

This guide has been developed for Open Universities Australia students studying at Curtin University.


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Reading lists

Reading Lists are lists of essential and recommended resources selected by your lecturer for each unit. These may include: book chapters, journal articles, videos and web content.

Reading Lists are available through your Blackboard unit. Look for the link in the Blackboard navigation pane to find your Reading List.

Using the Library catalogue

The Curtin Library Catalogue is your gateway to finding information and resources for your study and research. It lists everything the Library owns, including online material.

Search tip

Once you have performed your search in the catalogue, click the Available Online filter in the right hand menu to limit to items which can be accessed online.

Past exam papers

A selection of past exam papers can be accessed from the Library catalogue.

If you can't find an exam for your unit, please consult with your lecturer or tutor for access options.