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Guide for new users of the library

Library 101: a guide to getting started with the library


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


Box Hill Institute acknowledges that all of our learning sites are situated on the ancestral lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations and pay respects to the traditional custodians and their elders past, present and emerging

NEW BOOKS AND eBOOKS IN THE LIBRARY click on the cover for more details


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 & copying, printing and scanning facilities..

Elgar Library  - supports study areas including hairdressing, beauty, floristry, culinary arts & hospitality, animal sciences, nursing, community services, childcare, automotive, refrigeration,  electrical,  plumbing and building studies.   Co-located with Student Life. Second floor, B3.201

Nelson Library  -  supports study areas of music  fashion, art , design & ICT.  Ground Floor, Nelson Campus. B10.G046. 

City (CAE) Library - supports study areas of  fashion, hospitality management, commerce, nursing, VCE, visual art, library studies and ICT.    Second Floor, C1.222  

Lilydale Lakeside Library -  supports study areas including horticulture, land management, biosecurity, nursing, and childcare.  Level 2, L5.113.

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

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