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Search for resources

The library’s here for you during your studies as you transition to Deakin University.

You can find a place to study, borrow books and access electronic resources (such as databases for finding peer reviewed articles) to support your assignments.

Develop your search skills

Get started with your searching by checking out these online tutorials for tips on selecting search terms and setting out your search.

Do you know when to use a book, a journal article or a newspaper? How does social media fit in? Check out  this tutorial to learn which resources are useful for different situations.

Evaluate your information

Is the information of good quality? Use our CRAAP test to check.