Use the right system and method to find information efficiently.

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UQ Library Search
Use UQ Library Search as a starting point to find books, articles, journals, video, audio, theses, past exam papers, course readings and more.

More results

Learn how to focus your search in databases to find relevant results
If you need to find more results on your topic, databases are a good place to search. Databases are high quality and subject specific online collections. Use databases to find journal articles and other publication types, such as books, theses, newspapers, videos and images.

Recommended resources

Subject guides
Our Librarians recommend useful resources in your subject area in our subject specific guides. These resources can include:

  • Books, encyclopaedias and dictionaries
  • Key databases for finding journal articles
  • Websites
  • Materials used in your subject area, such as reports, statistics and standards

Particular types of information

Search for a particular type of information
Find specific types of information including peer reviewed articles, patents, education and psychology tests and theses.

On the internet

Web searching
Get tips for searching Google Scholar and the web effectively when you want to extend your search beyond UQ Library Search and our subject specific databases.