Students, do you need to collect suitable information for your assignment or project?

If you are not sure where to start, try these new tutorials designed to help you get started on finding resources and knowing where and how to search.

The first tutorial for example, provides tips on the types of information that might be needed to answer a research question.

The second tutorial lists three common Library resources that you can use to find resources and suggests where particular specialist resources like case reports and legislation for Law, scores for Music, or standards for Engineering can be found.

The third tutorial provides examples on “how to search” focussing on topical issues like “How does caffeine affect the sleep patterns of adolescents”.

The four tutorials which can be taken individually or as a group:

Evaluating information, once you have found the information you need, is an important aspect of critical thinking, and one that you should demonstrate in your assignments.

Having the right skills and strategies for study, assignments, exams and research is crucial to your success at university.  Through Research and Learning Online you have access to tutorials and guides which will get you on the right track. Our wide range of resources will help you achieve your goals.