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Finding and Using Information: Library Workshops

Downloadable slides from the library's online workshops 2020

Overview of Library Services Semester 1 2020/21

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.

Which covers the following areas:

  1. Define the Scope of your Topic
  2. Think about what sources to use
  3. Develop a research strategy
  4. Use Boolean Search techniques
  5. Critically evaluate Search results
  6. Use Reference Management software
  7. Always reference sources

Sources for your assignment, FYP or Research

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)