In a post-truth world, not all information is equal. Finding sources, understanding why some sources are better than others, and evaluating the quality of information for an assignment, are the suite of skills you have to learn quickly at uni. Developing and refining your judgement about information is something that the Library has the expertise to help you with.
✍️ One-To-One Help and Workshops
Study Smart Librarians are experts at referencing and researching topics and you can book 20-minute appointments with them.
Information Skills Workshops can help you learn how to use referencing tools like Endnote, or bring in your assignments and receive referencing guidance.
Unsure about how to start that assignment? Or how to reference? Here are some tools and Successful Searching Modules to help you quickly learn.
More Successful Searching Modules
Check out more Successful Searching Modules:
- Understanding the different types of information sources
- The Library search box: basic searching skills
- Searching for open access, online and print books
- Searching for journals
- Searching for journal articles
- Searching for audiovisual resources
- Evaluating your information
- Managing your references
- Using information ethically
- Business Information Essentials: Introduces high quality information sources and professional skills specifically relating to the business disciplinary area.
- Introduction to Legal Research: Explains legal research principles and terminology. Provides guidance in locating secondary sources, Australian legislation and case law and is particularly relevant to law students.
- AGLC Referencing Tutorial: This interactive tutorial allows you to practice on real content - Cases, Legislation, Journal articles, Books, Newspapers and Internet Materials.
💡 How can you develop your information skills?
Check out the Library YouTube channel for videos on finding and evaluating information for your assignments.