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Searching the literature

Search the literature within and beyond the Library's collections.

Contact yourAcademic Library Services team if you require further support or have any questions. 

Google Scholar is a free service for searching scholarly literature including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.

Use the Searching for your Literature Review guide to learn time saving tips on how to effectively search Google Scholar, the Library Catalogue and Library databases for your literature review or research area.

Search Trove the National Library of Australia's multiple discovery services where you will successfully find and get Australian and online resources including books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.

Use the Theses guide to help locate UniSA research proposals and theses, as well as theses from other institutions within Australian and internationally.

Use the Company and Industry Information guide to help locate information such as SWOT analyses, company financials, industry profiles, competitive intelligence and media coverage in a range of databases, directories, websites, annual reports, stock exchanges and media sources.

Looking for evidence-based health literature? Using the Evidence Based Practice guide learn how to formulate your research question, develop your search strategy and search key sources such as MEDLINE for your systematic review.

Discover resources and information that will help you find patents and standards in your research area through the Patents and Standards guide.

Find out more about conducting a systematic review through our guide.

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