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Foundation Studies

Provides starting points for finding information on the research topics for Foundation Studies.

Foundation Studies - All your key resources in one place

Welcome to RMIT Library Foundation Studies subject guide.  The guide will provide you with information and guidance on finding your key resources, plus lots of extra information and help with assessments.  See the Getting Help page at the end of this guide for more information about all the help you can get at RMIT University.

Getting started: interactive self-paced guides

Guides and tutorials

The Library has a range of guides and tutorials to help you find scholarly information. 

Finding library books

Searching for books in LibrarySearch? Some suggestions for keyword searches for books:

  • academic writing
  • English language
  • grammar and punctuation
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • short stories
  • study skills

Browse the Library shelves using these call numbers on the spines of books:  

  • Adademic writing - 808
  • English language - 420
  • English pronunciation - 421.52   
  • English language dictionaries - 423     
  • English grammar - 425 and 428.2
  • IELTS  (International English Language Testing System) - 428.0076 and 428.24076 
  • Spelling and pronunciation - 428.1
  • Vocabulary - 428.24

* ​If you need help finding books using a call number, see this YouTube video: How to find a book in the Library (Duration: 1 minute, 20 seconds).