Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Understanding your reading list

How to identify and find the items on your reading list

How to find readings

  • Search the Library

  • Enter the title of the book, book chapter or article
  • For a book chapter, try searching for the book title not the chapter title
  • If you entered a complete citation (as below), you may not find it. Try searching for the title only

How to understand your reading list

  • There are different types of material on your reading list.
  • Identifying the difference will help you find each type.

Look for the publisher and place of publication.

Jones, R 2010, Recruit, select & induct staff, Pearson, Frenchs Forest, NSW.

Book chapter

Look for the word in, followed by the editors and title of the book.

Dalton, M 2006, ‘Developing the global manager’, in RJ Burke & CL Cooper (eds) 2006, The human resources revolution: why putting people first matters, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 123-136.

Journal article

Look for the volume number, issue number or month and page numbers.

Hughes, H 2010, ‘International students’ experience of university libraries and librarians’, Australian Academic & Research Libraries, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 77-89.