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Horticulture - Welcome

Find subject related resources, websites and information compiled by your friendly librarians


This guide will help you locate resources about Horticulture

Use the page tabs above to find relevant online and library resources.

  • On the Shelves - will help you find resources in the Library
  • eResources - access to online journals and lots more
  • In the Media - newspapers, news sites, TV shows and RSS feeds
  • Research Help - covers research skills, referencing, plagiarism and more
  • Topic pages with featured websites and resources for loan

Guide editor: Donella Morrison - Yallah Library. Phone: 4262 1196
Need more help? Contact library staff - we are happy to assist. 
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Online Research Skills video


Watch this video online - Use your TAFE username and password  |  Study notes

LYNDA.COM online training is an extensive library of video tutorials that can help TAFE Illawarra students and staff learn software, creative and business skills.


Access: You will need your TAFE username and password to log in to

  • TAFE Illawarra students - access via the Student Portal - My Learning

More information for TAFE NSW staff available on the Intranet - for Staff 

For help with using for your personal development or with integrating it into your units/courses (teachers), please refer to the online training guide or contact your local Campus Library

How to Access ClickView eVideos


Clickview eVideos : 2500+ educational videos on a wide range of course related topics. Use your TAFE username and password.


After logging in, you can browse the subject collections, or search by title or keyword. You can view any program and create your own playlists for future viewing.  If a teacher sends you a playlist, simply log in to watch the eVideo. You will also find a link to ClickView eVideos in your TAFE Student Portal > My Learning box >  ClickView eVideo Collection. Please Sign out of ClickView when finished - use link under your name at top right of screen.

PlantFile Online

PlantFile Online contains detailed information on more than 3000 plants, 20,000+ images of plants, insects & diseases.

Password required - use your TAFE username and password.

Tip: Works best with Google Chrome or other non IE browsers

Extra features - Personal storage, quiz, myPlantFile and printing: After logging in through the link above, you can create a personal account free of charge. Click on Subscribe - and fill in the form. An email will be sent to verify your account. 
Watch the video tutorials below:

1 - Registration, Saving plants to a file and the Quiz

2 - Adding your own plants, User Data Input

eBooks - Teacher recommended