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Wikipedia is not peer reviewed. Great for a quick overview but MUST NOT be cited in assignments. Go to the original source instead.

Access OneSearch

Use OneSearch to search the following resources at once:

  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • UWA theses and dissertations

Sign in to OneSearch to:

  • access your private workspace, e-Shelf, to view saved results and items
  • access the course material online for your units
  • access past examination papers  (At your lecturers' discretion)

See  OneSearch to access quality information sources to learn how

Find databases

A list of databases by disciplines is accessible on the main library webpage below the OneSearch box

Useful UWA resources


Welcome to the Italian studies guide!  This guide contains information about locating and using information resources as well as Library Collections relevant to your Italian studies. Click on the tabs to navigate.

Basi di dati: Studi italiani

Search the following databases to find information resources (e.g. journal articles and book chapters) on your subject. Using OneSearch will search across a number of databases at one time. You may also wish to go to the Find databases page for more results

Multidisciplinary databases


A selection of journals of interest

Find UWA full text articles in Google Scholar


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Google Scholar lets you search for scholarly literature across a variety of disciplines. Google Scholar is freely searchable and oftens offers direct access to the full text or through "Find it at UWA".

Activate the FindIt@UWA links in Google Scholar to access the UWA full text version of articles. Once activated, you will see FindIt@UWA links - click these and the online, UWA databases will be searched for you.

To activiate the FindIt@UWA feature in Google Scholar when off campus:

  1. Go to Google Scholar
  2. Click ton Settings (the small black co- the last icon in the top menu)
  3. Select Library Links in the left hand side menu
  4. Enter University of Western Australia (or UWA, or University of WA) in the search box and click on the magnifying glass
  5. Tick the checkbox for the option The University of Western Australia (FindIt@UWA)
  6. Click Save

Figure 1: FindIt@UWA link in Google Scholar