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Psychology & Counselling: Books & e-books

How to access e-books

How to access e-books 

All the e-books can be found in the Primo Library catalogue. Enter your keywords and when you see Online Access against the books you're after, select to either read online or download the entire book. 

Remember to sign in to Primo VPN first! (Instructions opposite).

Browse Psychology e-books

All our e-books can be found on Primo, alternatively you may prefer online browsing the 'Psychology' titles offered by one of our main e-book providers ProQuest Ebook Central (over 20,000 business and economics titles).

Off-Campus access

Our extensive collections of electronic journals, databases and e-books remain available to you 24/7 on and off-campus.

Before you start any searching off-campus:

sign in to Primo

You know you have signed in successfully if your name displays at the top right hand of your screen.

You are now authenticated to access AU subscribed electronic resources. If you close your browser, you will need to sign into Primo again to re-authenticate.

For further information on accessing e-resources off-campus see FAQ 163.

More Books

If you can’t find a book you’re looking for in the library, you can place a request for it via the More Books campaign (Students only). Each book ordered through the campaign will be placed in the library collection.

More information is available here.

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Document Supply Service

The Document Supply Service allows registered users to request items which are not available in the University Library. ‚ÄčWe can support staff and students with research and learning by locating and supplying books, chapters, and articles held by other libraries. Information Services will cover the costs of the allocation for the different user groups in all academic departments, subject to available funds.

Click here for further information and to see how many free requests you can order.

Essential texts in Psychology

The titles listed in the link above are considered essential texts for your first year, and beyond. 

Search Primo to find further titles and browse the Effective Study Collection .