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Online resources

South Metropolitan TAFE libraries provide access to many online resources to help you study, research and reference assignments. For assistance in using any of the online services below, talk to your local campus librarian.



Use SuperSearch to discover resources in the Library catalogue and the majority of the Library databases at the same time.

Need some help with Supersearch?  Use our How to use Supersearch guide or ask at your campus library. 



View databases by subject, by alphabetical index or find streamed videos.


Subject Guides

Use our online subject guides to assist you to find the best resources for your course of study, including suggestions for appropriate journal, database, video and book titles.



Use our referencing guide to understand how to correctly cite the sources of information you use when writing your assignments and papers.  Find information about:

  • Why you should use referencing, and how to avoid plagiarism.
  • When and where you should cite your sources.
  • How to cite different formats of information (like books, or journal articles, or reports) using the APA style - look on the Examples tab for examples you can follow.


Page last updated January 17, 2017