Readings & eReadings
What are eReadings?
- Articles and book chapters on your required readings lists
- Links to the journal articles in FindIt@Flinders
- Scanned copies of book chapters
Why should I use eReadings?
- Carefully selected by academics
- Required for lectures and tutorials
- Good place to start when looking for your own research on a subject
How do I find them?
- Readings and library resources link on your topics' FLO pages. Click on the eReadings puzzle piece or navigate via the 'readings and library resources' link in your 'topic links' box.
- Readings and Past Exams link on the library website.
What are Readings?
- Held in the High Demand Collection in each in branch library: Central, Sturt and Medical
- Contains books or DVDs that you are required to read/watch for your topics.
- Can be borrowed for either 2 hours or 7 days (check FindIt@Flinders).
- You can scan or photocopy the books or view the DVDs on any computer in the library.
Why do I need to use them?
Usually you are required to read or view these items for your topics.
How do I find them?
- FindIt@Flinders - limit the initial search to Text Books - you need to note the location number of the item and give it to library staff at the service counter
- Readings and Library Resources link on your topic FLO pages - you need to note the location number of the item and give it to library staff at the service counter
Why would I need to search from a reading list?
- We only only provide items listed as required or essential readings on eReadings and Readings.
- We can't always put everything (even required readings) on a reading list due to copyright restrictions
- Your Topic Coordinator may want you to find it yourself so you learn this useful skill
How would I find them?
It helps to understand what kind of resource (Book, Book Chapter, Journal article, website etc.) the citation represents because this will determine how you search for it. Below are three of the most common citations in a list with suggestions on how to search for each item. Hold your mouse over the examples below for more information.
Book chapter citations:
Journal article citations: