Information Resources

Information Resources

Information Resources provides print and electronic resources to support the University's teaching, learning and research goals.        

How to contact us at the Douglas Campus

Associate Director, Information Resources        

4781 4532        

Cataloguing Enquiries

Team Leader, Collections Services        

4781 6753        

Serial Enquiries


4781 5056

Order Enquiries        

4781 4522

List of Information Resources Unit Staff

Services we provide

  • Ordering books, periodicals and other library materials;

  • Providing advice on license agreements for networked databases and electronic resources;    

  • Provision of metadata for discovery services such as Tropicat and Summon;    

  • Preparation of books and serials for the weekly displays (see the weekly new books list);    

  • Acceptance of materials received as donations:    

  • Fast-track cataloguing of material identified in Tropicat as "In Process";    

  • Expert advice on metadata, cataloguing and classification;    

  • ISBNs for James Cook University publications    

  • Management of the JCU Institutional Repository, ResearchOnline@JCU

For further information on requesting Library purchases see the Information Resources Guide for Purchasing Library Materials