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A collection of resources for TasTAFE teachers.

Library Resources

Use the search box in the top right-hand corner of the library pages to find & access library resources.

Everything -  both physical and online things
Library Search - the physical collections
eBooks  - all of our ebooks 
Streaming Video - over 2,500 videos from Clickview & Safety Hub

'View Online Go To' gives you access via your TasTAFE login.

TasTAFE students & staff can borrow from any of our libraries. Place a hold on the catalogue or contact your library and we can have the items sent to your campus library.


You can request a standard to be open if it is relevant to your course.


Databases & Tools

Our collection of databases can be found on the front page of the library website. General Onefile and Academic Onefile provide access to general topics while we have a number of more specific subject databases.


Plantfile is an amazing resource that helps you identify plants and pests. It includes over 3,500 plant species and 9,000 cultivars, and is aimed at horticultural workers, landscapers and home gardeners.


Referencing at TasTAFE

TasTAFE uses the Harvard (cite them right) Referencing Style. Use the BibGuru Harvard citation generator on our Referencing and Plagiarism page to make referencing easy and turn your sources into references in just a click! 

Streaming Video Collections

You can find and access videos from these collections  through the search box at the top of the library pages.

Clickview provides a large collection of video across many different subjects.  There are a number of tools available in Clickview. You can create playlists, clips and interactive videos where students are asked questions as they watch. 

InfoBase offers hundreds of full-length feature films for educational and instructional purposes. It focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more.

SafetyCare Australia produces engaging workplace safety training video content for many industries that are used and viewed by organisations around the world.

Book cover: Book-The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development

Book cover: E-learning design and delivery : attaining the TAESS00018 deliver e-learning skill set

Book cover: Training and assessment : theory & practice

What the library can do for you

Technology & Support

The library offers a wide variety of equipment for loan. 

You and your students can borrow laptops for use in the library or your classroom.  You should book if you require class sets.  We also offer a variety of other technology.

We support you and your students with issues such as TasTAFE login, use of wifi and using programs available in the TasTAFE environment.

The DigiLabs offer you access to new technologies such as Virtual Reality, 3D printing and robotics.

Orientation & Research Sessions

Library staff can give your new students an orientation designed for your subject area.  We can include advice on how to use TasTAFE's networks and systems.

We can also develop sessions, with your course content in mind, around finding and evaluating information, researching and referencing. Contact your local library staff to find out more.

Request a Library Orientation on the Library Service Desk (Jira)

Using the space

We aim to make the library a welcoming, relaxed, safe, inclusive and comfortable space for all of our students and staff.  The library is a working space.  You are welcome to bring your class or just yourself.

The library is a community space. We run events throughout the year and are happy to facilitate your events.  Food and drink are welcome.  


Your Subject Specialist

Your Study Guides

Subject Guides are designed to provide a starting point for students studying across TasTAFE. Each of the guides look at a specific study area and brings together resources from the libraries and across the internet.  

For more information on our study guides and the Library staff member responsible for your area, go to the Subject Specialist tab at the top of this page

Find & purchase resources

Teaching a new course or developing a new unit? 

Your library staff can help you to find new resources from within our collections or elsewhere. We can create a list of physical and online resources for you.

We would love to hear your suggestions of items to add to the collection.


Your library staff can help you with your copyright questions. 

You also have access to the Introduction to Copyright course on Canvas.  The course provides a quick introduction to copyright in education, information you will need when attributing resources in your Canvas courses and general information dealing with different formats.

You can also find information about copyright on this page and InFOCUS. 

Speak to your local library staff or email us your questions.

Keep you up to date

The library produces Industry News Blogs where we aim to keep you informed with news from your industry area, teaching and VET, including new or featured  library resources.

You and your students can subscribe to the Blog from the relevant subject page.

Contact your campus library

Phone: 6777 2623       Email
Phone: 6477 7475    Email
Campbell St
Phone: 6165 5881       Email
Phone: 6165 6561    Email
Phone: 6478 4281       Email
Phone: 6165 5940    Email