Journals & Databases - Journal Article Databases
Books - Books & e-Books
Referencing & Writing - Citation styles, Referencing & Writing
Multimedia Resources - e-Resources, Podcasts, Videos & Images
Postgrad Research - Theses, Research Repositories, Conferences, Open Access & How to keep up to date
Websites - NZ & International Resources & Organisations
Apps - Smart phone & Tablet apps
Before you start searching the databases, it helps to take time to plan your search.
Step 1: Clearly define the topic or research question
Step 2: Divide the topic or question into separate key concepts
Step 3: Select alternative search terms and synonyms for each concept
Step 4: Consider using text word symbols such as truncation and "phrase searching"
Step 5: Select search terms to combine using Boolean logic - AND, OR, NOT
Step 6: Select relevant databases via the Library homepage or your Subject Guide
Step 7: When searching a database look for subject heading options
Step 8: Run text word searches to complement subject heading searches
Step 9: Review the results and modify your search strategy as required
This guide provides key library and information resources to aid your studies and research in Microbiology & Immunology.
Please contact the Librarians on this page if you have any questions about finding and using research resources for Microbiology & Immunology. We also welcome suggestions for additional resources or other ways to improve this guide.