Knowing how to find the right information for your assignments and research is a key skill for successful learning and achievement at MGSM. The library is not just a physical building with books but is a central port for finding the right information in various formats including eBooks, databases, journal articles, news and subscription websites.
Search Macquarie University Library using Multisearch. To yield the best results when searching, consult the MultiSearch Help Guide and enrol in the quarterly MGSM workshop held at the beginning of every term, Library Research Skills. For additional workshops, see the Macquarie University workshop schedule.
A starting point
Which database and for which purpose? Macquarie University subscribes to hundreds of databases and journals. Finding information can be daunting, especially considering the amount of resources available online. The following infographic outlines some key databases and sources to start with and how to access them. For a comprehensive guide on resources and services relevant for MGSM, please download the Resources and Services Guide.
MGSM have dedicated Research Librarians available to assist students with library services and information resources to support research and learning. They can:
- Work with you to support your research activities
- Advise you on the best sources of information for your research
- Provide information skills training to find and manage information for research
- Meet with you to discuss your research needs
Make an appointment with a research librarian:
T: 02 9850 7268
T: 02 9850 7541
T: 02 9850 7893