Geography: Home

A guide to resources for the study of geography and environmental sciences

Orientation presentation

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This guide provides selected reference and research resources for students of Human Geography and sustainability related courses within the School of Social Sciences. The content aims to be relevant to staff and students "engaged in teaching, research, analysis and actions that promote sustainable use and management of natural resources, landscapes and built environments across Australia and the world." 

Australian indigenous archaeology in now taught within the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre (MISC)

Climate and weather studies are an important part of the School's research and teaching, and are undertaken in collaboration with the School of Mathematics. A separate guide for this subject area is at Atmospheric Sciences.

Core resources for units taught within this school can be found at the, Hargrave- Andrew Library and the Matheson Library.

Guides for related subject areas: Geosciences; International development.

Librarians and Learning skills advisers

Librarians assist students with:

  • how and where to start researching your topic
  • effective use of databases and the Internet
  • finding and evaluating information
  • using the Library's collections
  • located at the Information desk, by appointment or online.

Contact Librarians Clayton: Louise Micallef (Matheson Library), Jennifer Kain (Hargrave Andrew Library), Janet McGarry (Caulfield Library)

Learning Skills Advisers assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning, including:

  • academic English
  • study methods and exam preparation
  • effective listening and note-taking
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • reading strategies
  • essay, report and thesis writing
  • writing for research projects
  • oral communication and presentation
  • located at a drop in session.

Learning skills advisers in the Library: Roslyn Halliday, Matheson Library, Clayton, Fiona Patterson (Caulfield Library)