Reading lists

Check your course reading list, it is a great place to start when doing research for your assignments. Your Course Convenor creates the list with links to key resources and important background information. Find your list via the Readings link in your Learning@Griffith site.

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After exploring your reading list, search the Library catalogue to find resources for your assignment topic.

You can find and access:

  • journals and journal articles
  • books
  • conference proceedings and papers
  • streaming videos and DVDs
  • streaming audio and CDs
  • music scores
  • theses.

If you are looking for specialised resources including case law, clinical information, standards and company information you can access these via our databases.


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Use databases to find discipline specific information and specialised resources relevant to your assignment topic. Many of the databases offer full text access to content. If you are unable to access full text use the Find button to see if it is available from another source.

Find resources such as:

  • journal articles
  • books
  • case law and legislation
  • drug and clinical information
  • statistics and standards
  • company information and financials
  • images and videos.

Check the database’s home page for search tips, tutorials and self-help guides.

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Google Scholar

Use Google Scholar to find a wide variety of scholarly sources including journals, conference papers, dissertations, technical reports and books.

The coverage of Open Access articles and papers is more comprehensive than the Library catalogue or databases, making it an excellent complementary search tool for finding scholarly information.

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