Each database works in its own way. Information on using some of Box Hill Institute's key databases are provided on this page.
If the database that you are interested in is not covered, you might find the general information under Search strategies useful. If that doesn't help, contact the library for help, or to make a request for us to include a database on this page.
A brief overview of how to access online resources at Box Hill Institute and CAE Library
You can search and read full text eBooks from a number of vendors:
Ebook Central - over 700 eBooks on various subjects.
EbscoHost eBooks - a small collection of individually selected eBooks
Informit eBooks - over 300 predominantly Australian eBooks.
Ebscohost eBooks - a wide range of eBooks via Ebscohost subscriptions
ScienceDirect eBooks - selected science related titles
Oxford Reference Online - over 300 dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference titles.
For more information about using each of these collections, visit Box Hill Institute's eBooks Libguide.
Benefits of using ebooks:
Usually ebook files will be available in either PDF or ePub format.
eText books may include quizzes, interactive facilities and learning materials.So far many text book publishers do not licence etext books to academic libraries. This situation may change in future.
Download instructions for accessing Standards online here