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New students' guide to the library

New to Federation University? This guide outlines the library's services and resources


Whether you're an on-campus student, online student, or a blend of both, this guide has been developed to help you get started with using the library, and to locate the services and resources we provide to support your studies.

Use the tabs on the left of the screen to navigate this guide.

What Librarians can help with

Librarians are here to help you.

  • Help with strategies to find information
  • Help you evaluate information
  • Help you use databases to find journal articles
  • Show you some searching tricks to get the best information quickly
  • Refer you to support services for help with academic writing

Ask a Librarian today!

What the Library InfoPoint can help with

  • find the answers to your study, research and referencing questions
  • find your textbooks
  • find a place to study
  • get your graduation certificate and transcripts
  • make a payment
  • get a new or replacement student ID
  • assist with enrolment questions

Visit the InfoPoint at your local campus Library or chat online.

Acknowledgment of Country


Federation University Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waters where our campuses, centres and field stations are located and we pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations Peoples.