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Guide for new users of the library

Library 101: a guide to getting started with the library

Welcome new students

Welcome new students. This guide will help you connect with the library and find resources to support your study.

Find your library - all libraries provide study areas, WiFi & printing.

Elgar Library  - supports study areas including hairdressing, beauty, floristry, hospitality, tourism and event management, nursing, childcare, automotive, refrigeration, computer systems, engineering, electronics,  transport, business and building studies.   Co located with Student Life. Room E3.220, Level 2, Building E3, Elgar Campus.

Nelson Library  -  supports study areas of music  fashion, art , design & ICT.  Rooms N1. G46 & 47, Ground Floor, Nelson Campus.

City (CAE) Library - supports study areas of  art & literature, printmaking, fashion business, writing, hospitality, nursing, VCE and business studies.   Rooms B2.32&2.33 , Second Floor, Building B., City Campus

Lilydale Lakeside Library -  supports study areas including hospitality, tourism and event management, nursing, and childcare. Room LA290 , Level 2, Building LA , Lilydale Campus.

Library hours,  study room hours, and contact details are on the library website


Librarian assistance

Librarians are here to help you 

  • Help with using the catalogue
  • Help with strategies to find information
  • Help you evaluate information
  • Help you use databases to find journal articles
  • Show you some searching tricks to get the best information quickly
  • Help with referencing
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