Searching in the library catalogue
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See the Ebook central guide for detailed support for using this platform.
The following keyword search strategies link to search results in the library catalogue.
Tips For Building Your Search Statement
Use truncation to extend search results - e.g. learn* will retrieve learn, learners and learning
Add "quotation marks" to retrieve a specific phrase.
Use the term OR to find synonyms or alternative terms- e.g. behavior OR behaviour
Use brackets around alternative terms to create order in your search - e.g. ("learning difficulties" OR "learning disorders") AND curriculum
Reference books can be an excellent starting point for locating quick, background information and developing an understanding of a topic. Many of these titles are available online. Here are some suggestions that may help you get started.
Browse the catalogue by subject - click on any of these links to view items in the catalogue.
Autistic children -- Education.
Behavior disorders in children.
Developmentally disabled children
Early childhood education
Social skills -- Study and teaching
A selection of titles about teaching students with diverse learning needs and inclusive classroom practice.
Further borrowing options
Find copies of books held in Australian libraries using TROVE.