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HARC: Helpful Academic Researchers Companion

HARC has been designed to answer the questions researchers ask at every step of the research life cycle

ECU Library Resources and Services

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ECU Library provides access to over 300 subscription databases, and thousands of ebook and journal titles.

The following pages provide a brief outline of the types of resources which you may find very useful when conducting your literature search:

  • subject databases
  • citation databases
  • Australian databases
  • research methodology databases
  • open access publications
  • news & current affairs
  • guide to referencing & writing


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In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.