Using the Library – Teaching

The University Library provides a variety of services and resources to support your teaching and develop your students' information and research skills.

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Resources for your unit

Build your students' information and research skills

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Referencing and plagiarism

  • Academic Conduct Essentials (ACE)
    A compulsory unit for all new students delivered via the LMS. Students can also revisit ACE at any time for an academic conduct refresher.
  • Referencing and citation management support
    Library Survival Guides on referencing concepts, citation management software and referencing styles.
  • Text matching at UWA: Turnitin
    Information on using Turnitin for staff and students.

Copyright support for teaching and learning

  • Learn more about reproducing and sharing material for teaching and learning at Copyright and teaching.

  • Include images, videos and other material in your learning resources with confidence.  Sources of images and videos for teaching can be found in this guide.

  • Visit the Library copyright webpages for information on copyright support at UWA

Finding and managing information


Spaces and facilities

There are almost 5000 study spaces available across the University’s six libraries. A range of study zones are on offer, so you can work with colleagues, with a coffee, with a view, or focus alone and in silence – the choice is yours.

Our libraries offer a range of facilities, including PCs, power points, charging stations, Wi-Fi, printing, copying, scanning, 3D printing, group study rooms, digital screens and whiteboards for collaboration, a parents room, universal access bathrooms, filtered hot and cold water, microwaves and more.

Our libraries offer opening hours to suit your study habits and activities on campus, including evening and weekend opening hours and 24/7 periods during pre-exam study breaks.

Library opening hours


Learning spaces and meeting rooms in the Library

Innovative learning spaces, meeting rooms and facilities are available for teaching and meetings.

Library spaces


Resource rooms for accessibility

Our libraries offer a range of facilities and services to assist you if you have a disability or a medical condition.

Find out more about accessibility resources

3D Print Lab

The Library’s 3D Print Lab offers UWA staff and students a place to learn, design and experiment with the exciting possibilities of object printing in an open and supportive laboratory environment.

3D Print Lab

IT help

Stay in touch

Contact us to receive help and support from our friendly, knowledgeable staff. You can also share your feedback or make a suggestion and follow the UWA Library on social media to receive helpful tips and up-to-date information about our services.