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Education & Curriculum Studies: University Teaching and Learning

Library Catalogue - Advanced Search

The Library holds many resources relevant to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Start locating books and journal articles on your topic by typing your keywords or phrases into Advanced search

Step 1

Devise a search string to combine the key words and phrases in your research topic.

For e.g. 

"higher education" AND ("active learning" OR "flipped classroom") AND lecture*

Click on Search


quotes " " search the phrase/words next to each other

asterix * looks for any words with multiple endings

brackets () group words together 

AND - looks for all the words/phrases you enter

OR - looks for one or more of the words, put terms you wish to OR together in round brackets

Step 2

Result set are often large, so use the refine options on the search results screen to narrow the results, for e.g. to books or book chapters, peer reviewed articles, narrow by date, or by discipline.

Step 3

Browse the results for relevance.

Click through to the full-text, download each full-text article separately.

You can pin items (or searches) you wish to keep, then go to Favourites at the top of the screen to output the citations to EndNote (use the ... icon to "push to" Endnote).

Contact your Librarian

Christine Tennent

 Phone (02) 9351 3257

 Fisher Library F03, University of Sydney NSW 2006

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