Boost your studies with Library Essentials online classes

Finding the right information online. Knowing how to navigate academic sources. Mastering referencing. Having these essential skills will make tackling your assignments that much easier.

Whether you are starting university for the first time, or coming back after a break, the Library Essentials online classes will give you the tips and strategies you need this semester. These virtual classes are free for all La Trobe students and are interactive through Zoom. Register now!

Search Skills

Boost your study success with effective information search skills. Learn tips and strategies for finding the right information resources for your assignments.

Next sessions: Tuesday 9 March 2:00pm, Thursday 11 March 2021 12:00pm

eBooks Explored

Join our virtual class to discover what eBooks have to offer you. Learn how to find, download, and explore features that make using an eBook easier and effective for your study.

Next session: Wednesday 17 March 1:00pm


Referencing is an important part of your assessment. Learn how and when you need to acknowledge the information you are using and explore your newest referencing friend the Academic Referencing Tool (ART).

Next session: Wednesday 10 March 2:00pm

eJournals Explored

Journals are a great source of up to date information. Join us to explore what an e-journal is, how to discover them, why we use them and how to access them.

Next session: Tuesday 23 March 12:00pm

The Library is running more sessions throughout Semester 1, so make sure to check out the Training and Workshops page to find a session time that works for you.

You can also chat with a librarian, Monday – Friday: 8:30 am-7pm and Weekends: 1pm-5pm throughout the semester.