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Finding and Using Information: Library Workshops

Downloadable slides from the library's online workshops 2021

Smart Searching

Finding Information for your assignments

Overview of Library Services Semester 1 2020/21

Sources for your assignment, FYP or Research

Getting organised and managing your information

Managing your time for better outcomes

Seven Steps to Assignment / Research Project Success

These slides are used in a librarian-led workshop that outlines the 7 Steps for Assignment and Project success. The workshops explains the importance of defining the scope of your assignment topic, and gives you tips about sources, your research strategy, searching, evaluating the results you get and the importance of referencing your sources.

Watch a recording of the 7 Steps session below

Training and supports

Faculty Librarians can provide guidance and support on:

  • Defining topics/research questions (compiling a taxonomy of keywords)
  • Selecting useful resources (grey literature, internet searching etc)
  • Building an effective search strategy (combining free text terms and subject headings etc)
  • Selecting papers (inclusion, exclusion criteria)
  • Managing results (saving searches, using bibliographic management software)