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  • All arts and social sciences databases

    See the full list of Library-subscribed databases for arts and social sciences

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  • LIBR1000 Information and Digital Literacy – online course

    Our LIBR1000 Canvas modules will help you develop the information searching skills you need to:


    •     - understand the information you need
    •     - use the Library catalogue effectively
    •     - evaluate and manage search results
    •     - learn some of the basics of referencing and citing.


    The modules are self-paced, so you can do them at your own speed and return any time you need a refresher.

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  • News services

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  • Research datasets

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  • Market intelligence

    Find company and industry information.

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  • Finding datasets

    Learn how to effectively find research datasets, including deciding finding a data repository and defining a search strategy.

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    Studies in religion - top resources

    Arabic languages and culture - top resources

    Asian studies - top resources

    European studies - top resources

    Hebrew, biblical and jewish studies - top resources

    Aboriginal studies - top resources

    Anthropology - top resources

    Government and international relations, and public policy - top resources

    Political economy - top resources

    Sociology and criminology - top resources

    Policy research - top resources

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  • Understanding legal sources

    Learn how to identify different types of legal information

    Understanding legal sources
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  • Law resources

    The best resources for studying law, curated by subject librarians

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  • Literature and theatre - top resources

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    Visual arts and museum/heritage studies - top resources

    Education - top resources

  • Education - curriculum resources

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  • Social work - top resources

    Aboriginal studies - top resources

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