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Learning intervention and inclusion

This guide supports students enrolled in learning intervention courses.

Library Catalogue Search

Search the entire collection
Search for ebooks

How to find books and eBooks

Searching in the library catalogue

  • Use a keyword search to find books and ebooks on a topic. Once you have completed a search you can limit your search to a specific collection such as, Giblin Eunson Library or format such as online books (login with your username and password to view e-books)
  • Only want an eBook? Choose the option 'eBooks'  in the catalogue. To read an e-book, open the catalogue record and then select the link: Connect to electronic book.

Searching in Discovery will also retrieve books and ebooks

Our eBooks guide offer tips and support for using our ebooks.

See the EBL eBooks guide for detailed support for using this platform.


Try browsing the book collection at the following numbers

305.908162 -hearing impaired persons
371.912 - hearing impaired education
362.42 -hearing impaired social welfare
362.4083 - early intervention
371.9046 - integration
617.8 -hearing disorders
617.89 -hearing devices
371.9 -special education
401.93 -language acquisition

Can't find the book you want?

Further borrowing options

  • Request a book from another university library using BONUS+. This is useful if our copies are out on loan. Requested books are delivered to the University of Melbourne.bonus
  • Graduate students and staff member can request books and articles we don't own via interlibrary loan We ask you to check the availability of books on Bonus+ before you request interlibrary-loans. Requested books are delivered to the University of Melbourne.

Find copies of books held in Australian libraries using TROVE

  • Borrowing from other Victorian Universities - Get a CAVAL card and then you can visit and borrow books from other university libraries in Victoria.
  • Live Interstate? Borrowing options - Use the ULANZ borrowing scheme to borrow in person from any other participating Australian and New Zealand university libraries. 

Recommend the library purchases a book.

Keyword Search Strategies

The following keyword search strategies link to search results in the library catalogue.

"hearing impairment" AND learn*

(behavior OR behaviour) AND positive AND learn*

(diverse OR diversity) learn* AND inclus* 

(impairment OR disorder) AND inclusive AND divers*

"special educational needs" AND (hearing impairment OR deaf*)

(audiology OR "hearing therapy") AND (teach* OR educat*)

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

    Reference books can be an excellent starting point for locating quick, background information and developing an understanding of a topic.

    The majority of our reference sources are available online via the library catalogue and Discovery.

    Featured books - Inclusion

    A selection of titles about teaching students with diverse learning needs and inclusive classroom practice.

    special education