Library Support for Students

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Hello welcome!

The Library has an array of activities, programs, resources and services to support you while you study here. They are available at your fingertips and waiting for you to explore. You will not be bored.

Let’s start with an Online Library Tour

In an online library tour, you will see the wide range of learning resources the Library offers. The Library has some of the most essential, relevant and up-to-date online databases, journal articles, videos, online lectures, e-books and other interactive and multimedia resources in business, accounting, marketing, taxation, law, human resources, organizational behavior and other management subjects.

An online library tour will take you through the library virtually, guide you through the Library website, lead you to our open online resources, study tips, success skills, research help, workshops, tutorials and much more.

You don’t want to miss this. An online library tour takes about 30 minutes with additional time for Q&As with the Librarian. You can register a tour by emailing library@imc.edu.au

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing times and dates of the tour. You can select one that suits you. The tour will be conducted via Zoom, Webex or Microsoft Teams.

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Academic Skills workshops

The Library provides a variety of Academic Skills workshops that will help you ace your study. There is the highly popular and in-demand Database Search that will guide you through how to search in the relevant and essential online databases and journals from the Library website.

Conducting Research is a one-stop shop to help you manage your research needs. The workshop teaches you research using appropriate, current and trustworthy resources. It guides you through using subject-specific databases, online videos and lectures, e-books, journal articles, learning tips and study advice.

Subject Guides introduces you to subject focused web pages developed by the library staff that focus on specific topic areas with links to websites, journals and articles that will assist your study.

Library workshops discuss learning strategies, time management, using e-texts, preparing assignments, referencing, essay and report writing, giving presentations and much more. If you are keen on career development and success, workshops on Complex Problem Solving, Creativity and Critical Thinking will be highly valuable.

The workshops are run on a one-on-one basis and are designed for postgraduate and research students. They can be conducted via Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Team. You can choose the day and time that suits you. If you have further queries, check out Online Workshops.

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Virtual Meetings

You may be studying online and remotely. You are never alone. There are ways to connect with us: emails, phone calls, online chats, Facebook. How about a virtual meeting.

At virtual meetings, you can meet up with your schoolmates, classmates, peers, fellow students and the librarian. The Library Virtual Meeting Space is especially for those who want to hook up. You can reserve your spot by emailing library@imc.edu.au. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing times and dates of the virtual meetings. You can select one that suits you.

Participants discuss learning tips, study habits, career plans, books to read, citation software to use, life under COVID and any topics that come to mind. Bring a topic for discussion or tell us what interests you.

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