Finding information by type

Use these how to find guides to help you find the best Library search tools and websites for finding specialised information resources.


  • Articles - search tips plus set-up Fulltext@QUT in Google Scholar and install LibKey Nomad.
  • Books and ebooks - search tips, how to download, and how to find novels and fiction.
  • Journals and magazines - search tips and how to set-up BrowZine.
  • Newspapers and news media - find Australian and international news sources.
  • Videos and DVDs - how to find documentaries, feature films and TV series plus news and current affairs.
  • Readings and textbooks - how to find your unit readings and textbooks
  • Theses - find theses using Library databases, digital repositories and search engines.