Searching in the library catalogue
Searching in Discovery will also retrieve books and ebooks
See the Ebook central guide for detailed support for using this platform.
To find books on a particular subject, use a keyword search on the library catalogue. Keyword searching often retrieves a large number of results. You might need to narrow your search by adding further keywords.
When searching by keyword use distinctive words that describe the information you are looking for.
Use quotation marks to search for phrases
If you retrieve too many results, try modifying your search by adding more terms
Use the term 'OR' to combine synonyms or alternative terms
|As you search, use the information contained in the catalogue fields to determine if something is of interest.
The Author, Call Number, and Subject fields are hyperlinked to enable you to move quickly around the catalogue to look for related information.
Subject headings list the subject descriptions that have been applied to the resource. Click on any of these examples to complete a subject search in the library catalogue.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Motivation in education
These are useful call numbers if you want to browse the shelves.
Further borrowing options
Find copies of books held in Australian libraries using TROVE.