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Getting Started

About this guide

This guide will help you to:

  • Find a curated selection of library resources for Security Science at ECU. 
  • 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. 
    • You can also look under Academic Resources to find some recommended Journals and Books to introduce you to aspects of your area of interest.
  • Want to search for academic sources in Security Science? Look in Databases for core databases in security science.
  • Looking for resources on specific topics in security? Use Academic Resources to find eBooks and Journals related to the broad topics in Security. 
  • Need to look into real life industry examples? Use Industry Resources to get a selection of real world organisations, services, and online resources. 

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.