If you’re working on an assignment and need guidance on finding resources, writing or referencing, drop in to the General Library for help from our team.
When: Between 12-2pm every weekday during semester time*
Where: Level G, General Library
* Excluding public holidays and the semester break.
Get help online
Before dropping by to see us, check our online resources to see if you can find what you need.
Whether you’re starting out on your assignment and struggling to find information, or nearing the end and having difficulty with referencing, we’ve got online resources to help you.
Searching for information
- Start with your course reading list. You will find key material your lecturers expect you to read, understand and draw on for your assignments.
- To find relevant books and academic articles on your topic, use the Catalogue.
- Extend your search further by discovering key databases and journals related to your topic in our subject guides.
Reading and writing
- For help with writing essays, case studies, lab reports, posters and presentations, visit the Writing and presenting page.
- To learn what’s expected of your writing at the University level and what you need to become a more skilled writer, check out write@uni.
- If you think your English is holding you back from developing your reading and writing skills further, enrol online for one of English Language Enrichment’s language advice drop-in sessions or language learning workshops.
- If you’re new to referencing, see Referencing: The basics.
- For help with formatting references, try Quickcite.
Preparing for a test?
- Visit the Exams: Preparing and Revising resource. It’s designed for exam prep but will help you get ready for your upcoming test, with helpful study techniques and tips on answering different question types (e.g., multiple choice, short answer, open book).
Need further help?
You can also contact us online with your questions.
All the best with your assignments!