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Getting Started

About this guide

This guide will help you:

Find specialist resources for:

Biology - Covering Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution.

Chemistry - Covering Analytical Chemistry and Chemistry for the Life Sciences

Conservation - Covering Ecological and Biological Conservation

Environmental Management - Covering Ecology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Management Policy and Legislation, and Environmental Impact Assessment

Horticulture - Covering food production, plant physiology and postharvest horticulture. 

Marine and Freshwater Biology - Covering: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Limnology, Fisheries, and Marine Biology

Sustainability - Covering Environmental, Economical and Social Sustainability

Not sure where to begin?

Researching a topic will guide you through the research process from searching for books to finding the best peer-reviewed, scholarly articles on your subject. 

Key databases

4 things you need to know...

  1. You have access to a wide range of eBooks - use your reading lists and then our ECU WorldSearch.
  2. You can take advantage of our large collection of journal articles.
  3. The librarians can help you with referencing.
  4. You can also locate useful resources specific to your subject.