Searching library resources
Start at the Library OPAC: https://library.aic.gov.au/
Choose a tab:
Library Catalogue: searches AIC Library holdings only (books, scanned documents and reports)
Search EBSCO Discovery: searches EBSCO Discovery journal databases and AIC Library holdings
AIC Publications: searches for AIC publications only
For targeted search use dropdown options
For advanced search, select the link to the right of the ‘Go’ button.
Search EBSCO Discovery (Quick search):
Enter keyword or phrase and hit ‘Go’
On the results page use the limiters on the left-hand side of screen to narrow your results
Options (Advanced search):
Select the orange ‘Options’ tab for more search options
Select the ‘See more options’ link for advanced search
TIP: Select Boolean/Phrase searching; Untick the box that asks to ‘Also search within the full text of the articles’ to limit to most relevant results.
To request interlibrary loans:
Ensure you are logged in to your account. Return to https://library.aic.gov.au/
Password: as assigned to you by the Library
Retrieve full text:
Many items are available in full text. Others have a ‘Request Item’ option. Choose this to pull up a new screen that autocompletes an interlibrary loan request.
TIP: If you see a message that says ‘We found no match on the journal database (we may not be able to supply’ - ignore and submit your request as normal.
Saving and emailing search results:
If you would like to learn about saving or emailing your search results using EBSCO folders, please contact the staff in the Library for assistance.