Finding the most relevant resources for your assignment can be tricky and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or get lost in the research process. The library has several tools to help you with finding the best resources for you assignments.
Course Materials Database (CMD)
You can get to the CMD through your unit’s Blackboard site. CMD gives you direct access to resources your lecturer has specified as most relevant to your unit.
Subject Guides have been developed by the Librarians for each faculty to provide you with quick and easy access to a range of resources in your subject are. The green tabs across the top of the guide help you to navigate through the Librarian’s top picks.
Quick Find is a search tool that will search though the QUT Library catalogue and various databases to find a large range of resources all accessible to you for free as a QUT student.
Studywell is a learning tool that provides a huge range of material to help you improve your academic skills. A quick look at the Researching section will give you access to a range of videos, presentations and information sheets about more effective researching, evaluating resources and critical thinking.
Ask a Librarian
Our friendly Library staff are available to help you with your research. You can talk to one at the Learning and Research Desk or chat online.