Resource Guides

Our discipline-specific resource guides collect the library’s recommended information sources and tools to help with study, research or teaching in each area. Our general guides offer advice and tips for improving your research, digital literacy and study skills.

Resource guides

Arts and Education

Our Arts and Education guides provide subject-specific help for students studying Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Business and Law

These subject guides provide dedicated resources and subject support for students of Deakin Business School and Deakin Law School.


Browse our Health guides for study areas including Psychology, Optometry, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, plus systematic review and advanced search support.

Science, Engineering and Built Environment

These subject guides support students studying Architecture and Built Environment, Engineering, Environment and Wildlife, Information Technology and Science.

Study and research guides

These guides are useful to students and researchers across all faculties and study areas. They offer advice and tips for improving your assessment or research, digital literacy, study skills – and much more.

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We have over 100 library resource guides available to students and researchers. View the full A-Z list.