Research and study support

If you need help with research, the Library and Learning Centre team can:

  • »   Give you help to search for information on our online library
  • »   Help you evaluate information and decide on the best sources for your topic
  • »   Improve your reading and note making skills
  • »   Develop your study skills, including time management and setting learning goals
  • »   Help you prepare for exams
  • »   Develop strategies for coping with study and exam stress
  • »   Help you learn to navigate your online course pages.

You can also check our study tips and techniques section for information on researching, academic and assignment writing, referencing, and maths and statistics. The Library and Learning Centre also have learning support advocates who provide specialist learning support and mentoring to students with a disability, specific learning need or health condition that may affect their study.


MyePolytechnic F is your online student portal where you can:

  • »   Access your course pages.
  • »   Check your assessment due dates and outcomes.
  • »   Check your qualification and course achievements.
  • »   Apply for an assessment extension.
  • »   Apply for an academic transcript.
  • »   Update your account details.
  • »   Check for updates from us, such as scheduled online maintenance.
  • »   Find information such as enrolment and exam dates.
  • »   Find study support information.

Online learning with us means everything you need for study is in one place.

You will access your course content through MyePolytech, our online learning management system. Course content may include readings, videos, interactive media or quizzes and activities.

In MyePolytech you can create study notes and bookmark important information, so you can easily find it when you need to. You can also check your assignment due dates, and submit your assignments.

And if you need it, you can ask your lecture questions, or chat with them or other students through the talk channels.

Online library

Our library has a range of databases where you can get online resources such as books, journals, magazines and articles. You can also check the subject pages to find resources relevant to your area of study.

Office 365 and 365 ProPlus

MyePolytech is also where you can access Office 365 and 365 ProPlus. This gives you free online and downloadable versions of Microsoft software, including:

  • »   Word
  • »   Excel
  • »   PowerPoint
  • »   OneNote
  • »   Outlook.

As well as the online versions, you get five licences to download copies of this software onto any Windows or Mac PC.

Our online library available 24/7 and is free, convenient and easy to use. As well as a distance lending service, with free and fast delivery, you can access resources online, including guides on how to look for information and information on study techniques.

You can access the following through our online library:

  • »   Resources listed in your course materials (not including set texts)
  • »   A range of databases
  • »   Subject guides to help you find the information and resources you need for your subject
  • »   A range of books, journals, eBooks and magazines. 

Get help finding what you need

Our library team can help you:

  • »   Decide which databases are best to use for your subject
  • »   How to search the databases to get the best results
  • »   Evaluate information and decide on the best sources of information for your topic.