Module 1:Knowing your informationWhere information is stored
Searching the library resources
Evaluation Guide
Pathway to best informationConcept mapping and keywordsJoining search terms
Key academic sourcesScholarly vs Popular journal sourcesPeer reviewPrimary, secondary, tertiary sources
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What will you learn in this module?

This module covers locating academic or scholarly information for your assignments. You will learn to:

  • Search the library search engines: Search, databases, Google Scholar
  • Recognise a citation
  • Use citation chaining to find more relevant resources
  • Search the web more successfully

Watch the short videos and read the content to make sure you are able to successfully search a library database and are able to use the internet more effectively.

 

Learning about library databases

front screen of a search tutorial

These iResearch materials are Copyright © University of Sydney and were developed at the University of Sydney Library. These and other materials can be accessed at the University of Sydney Library's, iResearch: information skills for life website

Finding journal articles using databases by The University of Sydney Library

Please note only University of Sydney students are able to download a Certificate of Completion.

 

Searching smarter on the web

 

What are databases and why do we need them?

What Are Databases and Why You Need Them by Yavapai College Libraries

 

Recognising a citation

Research Minutes: How to Read Citations by Olin & Uris Libraries, Cornell University

 

Citation chaining

girl with speech bubble saying ever tried citation chaining

These iResearch materials are Copyright © University of Sydney and were developed at the University of Sydney Library. These and other materials can be accessed at the University of Sydney Library's, iResearch: information skills for life website


Citation Chaining by The University of Sydney Library

Please note only University of Sydney students are able to download a Certificate of Completion.

 

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