Help with LibrarySearch
LibrarySearch helps you find resources in the Library. It covers the majority of our collections, including books, e-books, course reserve, full-text journal articles, videos, databases and RMIT research publications.
You can also use it to save searches, place holds, view your library account and renew loans.
Log in to LibrarySearch for full access
RMIT students and staff
Log in using your student or staff ID. Once you log in, you can:
- Place holds on items out on loan, or available from another campus
- Access My Account to check your current loans and holds, renew your loans, and save or access saved searches
- Add titles to your e-Shelf
- Search proprietary databases, such as Scopus, ProQuest and Informit databases, Web of Science and others.
CAVAL and other non-RMIT borrowers
Log in using Barcode/ID from your borrower card and FAMILY NAME (in caps).
Once you log in, you can:
- Access My Account to check your current loans and holds
- Renew your loans
- Save and access saved searches.
Learn how to use LibrarySearch
- What is LibrarySearch? (YouTube, 1:06 mins)
- The benefits of logging in before you search (video, 1:28 mins)
- Finding an item when you know the title (video, 1:34 mins)
- Doing a topic search and finding the best results in LibrarySearch (video, 1:43 mins)
- Understanding LibrarySearch results (video, 5:15 mins)
How to search for a known item and what to do when you find too many – or not enough – useful results.
Find Library resources not covered by LibrarySearch
Library subject guides list the best resources in your subject area, including those not available in LibrarySearch, such as industry standards.
Or try these suggestions:
Case law, legislation and legal commentary
Get resources from other libraries
If you can’t find an item in LibrarySearch, you may be able to locate it in another academic library in Australia.
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