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Support for Melbourne Polytechnic offshore partners: Research and further help

This guide provides Library services and resources information for Melbourne Polytechnic's offshore partners.

How to search for information

When starting an assignment it's important to know where to find quality information.

 The Library's guide on Research Fundamentals will help you to:

  • understand your topic

  • evaluate sources

  • respond to different assignment types

  • choose the right source for your assessment

For more information read the Research Fundamentals guide.   

Resources from other libraries

Melbourne Polytechnic Library subscribes to many databases featuring high-quality scholarly information. Unfortunately, sometimes the article you need isn't available from the Library's collection.  

But there is a solution!

  1. Complete this article request form
  2. Include information about the article, conference paper or report you would like
  3. The library will contact libraries in Australia and request a pdf copy
  4. This service is free of charge to Melbourne Polytechnic staff and students
  5. The item will be emailed to you if available

Popular library guides

Library guides are webpages that support students and staff with:

  • finding information
  • assessment tasks
  • technology support
  • study skills
  • subject specific information


Check out these guides below, or view all the guides here.