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Search for print books

Search for print books by typing your query into the Library Search box (this will search across all ACU campuses).

Your query can include any relevant words such as:

  • author/editor
  • subject
  • some or all of the title
  • combination of the above

Library search box

The left-hand side of the search results page has filters to help you refine or limit the results you see e.g. Physical Resources, Library, Collection, Resource type, and more.

When you've selected a record from the results list to view, you will be shown its details, location, availability, and call number: 

Example record

Campus location - Brisbane

Collection - Main (3 Day loan)                                                                  

Availability: 1 copy held, and available,  0 requests currently placed on item

Call number - 362.1014 ESS (tells you where to find the item on the shelves).

Search for eBooks

Search for ebooks by typing your query into the Library Search box (this will search across all ACU campuses).

Your query can include any relevant words such as:

  • author/editor
  • subject
  • some or all of the title
  • combination of the above

Library search box

The left-hand side of the search results page has filters to help you refine or limit the results you see.

How to limit to eBooks

  • From the Refine my results menu on the left-hand side of the screen, under Resource Type, click Books & E-books
  • Now your results are limited to books, both print and electronic available at ACU
  • Next limit to eBooks by clicking on Online Resources below the Show Only section
Screen shot limiting to online resources

When you've selected a record from the results list to view, you will be shown its details and access information.

Click the Access Online link to be taken to the eBook.

Access online button in library search

eBooks are often available through multiple databases. Choose one to access your content.