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Postgraduate Health Guide: Home

This guide has been created to help postgraduate health students locate relevant information resources and use the library effectively.

Reading lists

Locate your reading list items on eReadings by lecturer or unitcode or use Library Search to locate prescribed texts.

Google Scholar for CDU

 

Google Scholar 

Charles Darwin University Library links automatically show when you search Google Scholar on campus.

Full text @ CDU shows that full text is available. Open these links in a new tab or window so you can go back to the original search.

If you are off campus/at home you will need to tell Google Scholar to use CDU as your institution.

Go to Google Scholar and select Settings.  In the Library Links search box, enter 'Charles Darwin University'. Tick the box beside the name then 'save'. Searching at home should now indicate when the resource is available via CDU Library.

Alternatively, view this short video on YouTube to set up your preferences.

Library Service

If you are not sure where or how to find information, struggle with referencing, need access to a computer, need a book or just a friendly person to talk to, come and see us at the library. If you are studying online, send us an email or call us.

Liaison Librarians are here to assist you for researching and referencing.

The Liaison Librarians can help you:

  •     Formulate your search strategies for finding information
  •     Search for information using Library Search
  •     Search online information resources and the internet
  •     With your referencing queries

During semester hours (semester 1 and 2) students are able to drop in for assistance at Casuarina Library, Monday to Friday 10am-1pm (starting week 1 of the semester).

After these hours or during the semester break contact the librarians directly for assistance.

If you are studying externally please contact us via email or phone Monday - Friday 8am -4.30pm.

Email:     library-liaison@cdu.edu.au

Phone:   08 89467014

Here are a few links that might also assist you: 

Academic Skills Support

The Academic Language and Learning Success Program (ALLSP) is a free service available to CDU students.

The ALLSP staff can assist you to:

  • understand your assignments
  • know what standard of work is required
  • know how to get the grades you want
  • express yourself better in writing
  • produce academically appropriate work (essays, reports, journal articles, research papers)

On the ALLSP Study Skills website you will find a comprehensive range of study skills information like for example:

  • How to write an essay
  • How to write a report
  • Academic writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Effective note making

ALLSP offers free workshops on-campus and online to support you as you learn academic skills, like:

  • Paraphrase, quote & summarise
  • Interpret and plan your assignment
  • Plagiarism

Use the Workshop Schedule link on the workshop website to see what is offered during the semester.

If you have missed a workshop, have a look at the archived recorded workshops.

Talk to ALLSP staff on allsp@cdu.edu.au, or phone the team on (08) 8946 7459 or 1800 157 900.

Library Search

Librarian

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Lisa Ban
Contact:
08 8946 6188

Other Health Libguides

The following subject LibGuides may also be useful during the course of your studies, depending on your subject specialty and which units you are currently undertaking:

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