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BIO216 Research Skills Guide: Home

Introduction

Welcome to the BIO216 Research Skills Guide.

This guide was made for you by a Charles Sturt University Librarian. It is designed to make your research process easier.

We will cover the best way to:

  • Identify the information you will need for your assessment
  • Find relevant sources using the Library and the internet
  • Evaluate your results for suitability
  • Use the information in your assessment

You can use this guide any way you like; read it front to back or dip in and out as required. I recommend taking a few minutes to familiarise yourself with the content so you know what's in there in case you find yourself stuck later on.

There are 6 activities included throughout this guide. Use these to practice the skills you have learnt:

Keep in mind that research is not a linear process and may not always follow a particular order of steps.

Most important of all, use your librarians! If you need help with anything library or research related, get in touch with the library.

Best wishes for your studies.

Lauren Brumby (she/her)
Charles Sturt librarian

Help from a Librarian

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  • Print to PDF or download a chapter
  • Return the eBook, so it can be used by other students. Closing the browser does not return the book. This video will show you how.

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