Books can provide:
...and much more comprehensive coverage of a topic than a webpage. Many books in the Library's collection are written or edited by people with expertise in the relevant field.
There are a number of different types of books that you may need to use. For example:
Reference books – include encyclopaedias, handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies and directories. Consult them to define terms or find specific information. Search for them using the catalogue, like any other book.
Find books and videos by searching the Library catalogue.
An ebook is a digital book. It functions just like a traditional print book, but can be enhanced with technology to make it connected and interactive.
Ebooks are accessed through the internet and read using computers, tablets, smartphones or ereaders.
To find ebooks you can limit your results by Format: Books, then Show Only: Full Text Online
For help finding, using and downloading UniSA Library ebooks see the:
A subject search in the Catalogue may help focus your search and find relevant results.
Search the subject field by changing the drop-down menu from All Fields to Subject. E.g.:
The Library Catalogue can be a useful starting point in locating information. It is like a search engine which searches across the Library’s collection of print and electronic books, DVDs, journals and theses, together with journal and newspaper articles from numerous databases.
Use the Library Catalogue:
Learn to use the Library Catalogue by working through the following interactive tutorial:
Search the Library Catalogue
Need more evidence? Consider searching for journal articles. Click the image to learn how.
Once you have found all the evidence you intend to use for your assignment, evaluate it.