Your Library Resources

At TAFE New England there is a whole world of resources available to assist you with your study. Take a look at the various links below or for further information contact one of our friendly TAFE New England staff.



The TAFE NSW Library Network Catalogue known as TAFEcat allows you to search the resources available at over 100 TAFE libraries across NSW. If this is your first time using TAFEcat, you may want to check out the handy TAFEcat User Guide. To renew online, enter the barcode from your TAFECard and your library PIN to renew your loans. Need a PIN or forgotten it? Contact your local campus library. You can also request loans from other TAFE NSW Libraries by visiting your local TAFE New England campus library.



Australia's premier science publishing site. Check out the link to view the CSIRO eBooks available (requires faculty logon).

eBooks on EBSCOHost:  Access to eBooks in a range of subject areas, particularly IT and business management. eBooks can be downloaded for up to 14 days or read online.  Requires TAFE Username and Password.

Videos online

Looking for training videos? At TAFE New England we have fantastic online video resources to support student learning.

Safetycare videos online - Safetycare Australia produces occupational, health and safety DVDs for Australian workplaces. Their entire collection can be viewed at this website.  For off-campus access please click here.

ClickView videos online - Allows you to view a range of subject specific VEA and Classroom Video programmes online. To access the entire ClickView collection and your personal dashboard via any device, including the ClickView app, click here Please note: you may be asked to choose your school, select TAFE New England from the list.

Films on Demand Veterinary Video Collection online - Films on Demand - Veterinary Science & Technology Video Collection of over 240 titles available to staff and students of TAFE New England.  To browse the entire collection you can also, click here. You will need your DEC Username and Password to access these videos.

RealTime Health - Speaking from Experience

RealTime Health - Speaking From Experience videos. RealTime Health specialises in patient narrative communication, or patient storytelling, an evidence-based practice which is rapidly gaining recognition around the world for its benefits for patients and health professionals alike.

Research articles online

The TAFE New England library offers access to a wide range of databases where you can access journal, newspaper and magazine articles including:

EBSCOhost Research Databases - Magazine and newspaper articles on general subjects, as well as business, health, hospitality, tourism and information technology

Access to Australian Standards online

Access to the Building Code of Australia

CINAHL Magazine and newspaper articles on nursing, allied health and general health subjects.

ANZRC Magazine and newspaper articles from Australia and international journals, including the Australian Financial Review and Choice, the region's top consumer review magazine.  Also provides access to reference books, biographies and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.

For access to these databases, click here (login required) 

Australian Acts and Regulations

Australian Bureau of Statistics

VOCED/UNESCO/NCVER - research for technical and vocational education and training 

Medscape - website contains medical articles and information (self registration)

Exam papers

You can access examination papers here  (login required).

Library Guides

Library guides are subject specific websites developed by the library to provide a one-stop spot for information and resources that students can access at any time or any place. Access the Library guides

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