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UTAS Catalogue

Subject guides

Reading lists


Google Scholar


Internet search


Search across multiple databases


One search which will link to many relevant books and journals


Search through UTAS to find external information


Search only the resources held by UTAS library


Search through a variety of resources owned by UTAS library


Find a particular book/Journal owned by UTAS library


Information specific to your subject


Information on how to find references specific to my subject or assignment


Advice on which are the best databases to search for journals for my topic


List of resources chosen by my lecturer


Starting place to find assignment references and subject reading

Search for subject specific articles


Allows you to narrow down a search


 Use a database that is relevant for my subject

Search for academic materials not held by UTAS


Help to find academic information on my topic if having trouble


Quickly access basic information


Look for general information about my subject


Get a general idea about my subject before trying to find more detailed information