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Arts Education

This guide supports prep to year 12 arts education teaching and research for Dance, Drama & Theatre, Media Studies, Music, and Visual Arts & Design.

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Search for ebooks

 

Information about accessing Print resources while our physical libraries are closed.

Finding eBooks


  • 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

Finding and using eBooks

 Library Guide on eBooks

 Keyword searches


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

Music* AND teach* AND school

Teach* AND music AND primary school

Music AND student learn*

 

Tips For Building Your Search Statement

Use truncation to extend search results - e.g. Music* will retrieve musician, musical and musicals

Add "quotation marks" to retrieve a specific phrase.

Use the term OR to find synonyms or alternative terms- e.g. songs OR blues OR jazz

Use brackets around alternative terms to create order in your search - e.g. (primary school OR elementary school) AND music*

Can't find the book you want?

Further borrowing options


  • Graduate students and staff member can request books and articles we don't own via interlibrary loans Requested books are delivered to the University of Melbourne Library for collection.
  • 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. 
  • Want us to buy a book? Fill in the Orders Request form.

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