How to find a study guide on your text - by title (keywords)
Be aware: Teachers and academics may not encourage using study guides as a source of information, as they usually offer only one point of view. For more information about this issue, see the following article: 'Useful plot, wrong story in those study guides', Sydney Morning Herald, 30 September 2003. Please discuss this issue with your English teacher.
- STEP 1
- Select Title (keywords) from the dropdown box on the Catalogue screen.
- STEP 2
Click in the search field to the right of the dropdown box and type your keywords, for example:
- an author or creator - for keywords use author's or creator's name and study guide, eg austen study guide or coleridge study guide
- a text - for keywords use book or film/TV title and study guide, eg brave new world study guide or catch 22 study guide
- area of study - for keywords use area of study and study, eg belonging study
- study guide series - suggested keywords HSC English study guide or English study guide or HSC study
Then click the Start search button.
- STEP 3
This will give you a list of titles that include your keywords. Click on a title to see the full details. The information on the catalogue entry will help you find the item in the Library.
- STEP 4
To continue browsing other items, click the back to list button (above the search box) to return to the list of titles and/or the list of subject sub-headings.TIP
Study guides are not produced for every text. If you don't find a guide for your text in one series, try title searches for other series.