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Using the library

Practical information to help you get started using our services, collections and support.

Become a member

Become a member for access to a great range of collections and services. Membership is free. Sign up for immediate access to benefits both online and onsite.
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Library how-to videos

This series of video tutorials provide information on becoming a member, using the catalogue and getting started with some great online resources.
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Ask a librarian

Not sure where to start your research? Use our Ask a Librarian service. Our Librarians are here to help you identify and use the resources best suited to your needs.
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