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Research Help for International Students: Books - topic search

Guide to assist international students find information for assignments.

Finding books on a particular topic

Looking for books on a particular topic? Watch the video below.

Type keywords into the Library Catalogue NewCat+ to find a selection of books on a topic.


Tips for books

  • Use quotation marks around the title to make your search more specific. Example: "Human resource management".
  • The Library catalogue record for the book will include details of editions that are available - look for the latest.
  • For books which are available electronically there will be a link to the ebook provider.
  • Finding a book on the shelf - English
  • Finding a book on the shelf - Mandarin

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