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Guide for new users of the library

Library 101: a guide to getting started with the library


The Box Hill Institute's Library skills toolkit aims to give you the knowledge to be able to effectively search for information across a variety of sources. 

Content has been split into the following areas:

Some sections also include quizzes so you can test your learning. 

You can either work your way through all the content, or skip those sections where you are already comfortable with your knowledge. If you want more practice, try referring to the Study Smart tutorial from the Queensland University of Technology Library - this provides a great overview of the research process, including exercises. 

Click here to access the library skills toolbox



The Library publishes LibGuides on many subject areas and they're a great place to start your research.

LibGuides contain current information on key resources relevant to your subject area and include books, journal articles, databases, websites, and industry organisations.

Click here to find the LibGuide for your course

Watch our video below.