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Resources For Researchers

Tools, links and information for academic staff and higher degree researchers.

Books @ USC

We have books on research methods, field guides and seminal works in USC discipline areas.

Search tips:

  • use MULTIPLE keyword searches
  • from Full record, LINK to items with the same Subject Heading
  • SORT long results lists by call number or date

For example


 ebooks are online versions of print books. 

ebooks USC Library has purchased are in the catalogue, and databases are increasingly including whole books or book chapters.

The sites below offer free access to partial or complete books online. 

Books from other libraries

As a researcher or higher degree student you have access to books from libraries throughout Australia through interlibrary loan. Most libraries worldwide have online catalogues, and you can target specific catalogues for more comprehensive results.

Selected Australian Libraries

Australian Libraries Gateway will take you to thousands of Australian library catalogues,but here is a selection:

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