UTS Library

International Students

WelcomeUTS Library's International Students webpages highlight the Library services, research tools, special resources and other information that help you have a better understanding about the Library and how to find relevant information.

Contact the International Librarian via email (wei.cai@uts.edu.au) or call (9514 3397)  for queries and research consultations.

Find Resources

Find books

Use the Library Catalogue to find books, textbooks, eReadings and exam papers.

Video tutorial: Finding Books (5m) - how to search effectively, reserve books, and request books from other universities

Find journal articles

Use the Library Catalogue to track down a journal article on your reading list. 

Video tutorial: Find journal articles on your reading list (4m)

Use journal databases to find relevant journal articles for your assignments.

Video tutorials:

Find newspaper articles

There are 2 major newspaper databases that can help you find newspaper articles from Australian and international newspapers. Browse all news databases.

Watch these 2 video tutorials and learn how to search:

Find statistics

Browse these Guides on how to find statistics for:

  • Australian statistics
  • construction statistics
  • events and tourism statistics

Find images

Browse:

Watch this video tutorial and learn how to:

Referencing

Every thought, concept, theory, finding, suggestion or opinion that comes from a specific person other than yourself, must be accompanied by a clear indication of its source.

Watch this video tutorial and and learn how to use the:

Referencing  Software

UTS Library provides 2 programs to make referencing easier:

  • EndNote is a software package used to collect, store and organise your references.
  • RefWorks is a web based software used to collect, store and organise your references.

Library Services

Borrow & Renew

Find out how many items you can borrow and for how long.

Print, Copy, Scan

Find out everything you need to know about these services.

Computers

There are hundreds of computers in the Library for students.  All computers have Internet and email access, Microsoft Office suite, statistical and other relevant faculty applications. To login, you must have a UTS webmail account.

NJ Star Communicator (PDF 546KB) 
NJ Star Communicator software enables the use of Chinese, Japanese and Korean characters on the computer keyboards. It is installed on PCs in the UTS Library.

Wireless networks are also available on each floor of the Library for laptops and other mobile devices.

MyLibrary

Check your Library records and renew books via MyLibrary. Learn more.

Room Bookings

The Library offers various study rooms for students use. Rooms can be booked online. Learn more.

BONUS+

Request a book from other participating university libraries.

Workshops

The Library offers various workshops to help you gain effective research skills. View Workshops and check the Events calendar.

Offshore Students

Electronic Resources

eBooks

Journal/Newspaper Articles

  • Journal/Newspaper Databases
    The Library has a large collection of databases covering all disciplinary areas and many full-text databases offer a high percentage of full-text articles. You can retrieve a list of relevant databases for a subject by selecting a subject. To search a database, simply click on the title of a database and login.

Off Campus Document Delivery

Use this form to request a journal article or book chapter if you are off campus.

Help

You can Ask a Librarian by email or online and you can also browse the Answers section.

 

Chinese webpages

  

Handouts

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