Library services and resources will be essential in your Honours year and your research career. This page introduces the Library and its many and varied services.
Use the other tabs on this Guide to see information on specific topic areas
Many more relevant resources can be found in our full discipline Science Guides.
Most important Library information can be found on the Library webpage.
Most specific and targeted information is put into Library Guides.
The most useful Guides for Honours students will be found under the headings:
What if USC Library does not have an article or book that I need?
We can obtain almost any book or article that we do no have immediate access to in our collection.
Document Delivery is our Inter Library loans service. Honours students and other researchers have free access to this service.
Books, journal articles, videos. The search links below are examples of how you might search the USC Library's DISCOVER tool to find them. You can change the search terms and use the filters at the left to modify or refine your results.
Explore our interactive tutorials to develop and test your research skills.
After you have analysed your topic and found learned new terminology from some text books, it is time to think about your search strategy to find journal articles. There are several tools you can use to make your search more efficient. Visit the Search effectively guide or watch the video Online Research: Tips for effective search strategies. In summary: