Accessing Library resources
- Subject Resource Guides — Find subject-specific resources for your studies.
- Course readings — These are essential textbooks and online resources identified by your course coordinators. Most items are available online via Canvas, and all libraries have a Course Readings section for physical items.
- Book a Librarian — As a student, you can book time with a Librarian on campus or online to learn how to get the most of the Library.
- Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials that reside in the public domain. The library has collected the resources to make it easier for you to find OER textbooks that suit you and your students' needs
Build your study skills
- Information research skills — As a student, you will need to find, evaluate and reference published scholarly works for your assessments. Our interactive tutorials range from a foundation level to more advanced levels depending upon your needs.
- Library Webinars — Library staff present webinars introducing participants to topics including referencing, eBooks and database searching.
- LinkedIn Learning — As a student at the University of Newcastle, you have free access to thousands of courses, delivered by real-world industry experts from around the world.
- Digital Capabilities Guide — Assess and develop the digital skills you need for your studies.
- International Student Guide — The quick orientation guide to Library resources and services.
- Resource Evaluation Tool — An interactive evaluation tool to help you assess resources such as books, websites, images and more.
- Referencing — Building accurate referencing skills is an essential part of university writing. Your lecturer will outline your required style in the course outline, and our referencing guides demonstrate how to get it right.
- Copyright for students — An introductory guide on intellectual property protection, and how it relates to you as a student.
- Academic Learning Support — Academic Learning Support can help you with skills such as planning your study, reading and note taking for assignments, or academic writing. They can even help you improve your maths and stats skills!
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