Libraries and Learning Services

Looking for articles and course readings, struggling with references, need help with essays, overwhelmed by readings or need a quiet place to study?

If you need help with information or improving your academic skills, try one of the following resources or services.


Go to the Library website to access subject guides, electronic resources (eg, databases, e-journals, e-books) or to ask for help.

Most electronic resources can be accessed via the website anywhere, anytime with your username and password.

Visit a library to access quiet study space, print and multimedia resources, manuscripts and archives, or to ask for help.

Library staff will direct you to resources for your assignments, help with search strategies or recommend a consultation with a Subject Librarian if you have an in-depth query.

Student Learning Services

Student Learning Services offer workshops, online resources and advice to help you improve your academic and research skills.

Topics covered include:

  • Essay, report and thesis writing
  • Reading, study and exam skills
  • Research

English Language Enrichment

English Language Enrichment (ELE) is the dedicated English language service provided by Student Learning Services on campus and online.

Visit ELE, speak to the staff, access resources online or take part in a discussion group to help improve your English.

Information Commons and IC Helpdesks

Information Commons provide study spaces, computers, laptops for loan, photocopiers, printers and scanners.

IC Helpdesk staff can help with student computing resources and services including:

  • Username and password
  • EC Mail
  • Internet access
  • Wireless network
  • Student file storage


Libraries and Learning Services workshops can introduce you to skills you need to succeed at University.

Topics include:

  • Finding academic information
  • Learning about referencing
  • Improving your writing skills