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Children's Services: Getting Started

Welcome to our Library guide to early childhood resources


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Overview of our resources

The Libraries provide students and staff with a variety of resources to assist with study, research and assignments.

Books/Video : You can search Supersearch (our catalogue) for books, ebooks, dvds, cds.

Journals : We subscribe to some print journals and magazines but also provide access to thousands of online journals and newspapers. You can also find these titles and articles using Supersearch.

Databases : Our databases are collections of journal articles, newspaper articles, conference papers, dissertations, theses, images, video, even ebooks.  Access these collections directly, from the Find Information page of our Library website.  

Web links : Access current and reliable information from various Government and non-government websites related to your studies.

Reference Materials

The Library collects resources related to your subject area. Here are a few examples of texts available in the Libraries that you may find useful. For required textbooks for your course, please refer to your Unit Outlines or Lecturer.

Reference Materials such as dictionaries, handbooks and encyclopedias, are a good starting point to gain an overview of your subject area. Here are a few examples of reference resources that you may find useful:

Online Reference Collections

These are the most relevant online reference collections for your subject:

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Jennifer Parker
South Metropolitan TAFE
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