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This guide was designed to make your research process easier, and to help you complete your assessment. You can use this guide when you're starting an essay, for a refresher on the skills the guide can teach you.
When you've completed the Essay Research Skills Tutorial, you will be able to:
Analyse your research/essay question and identify relevant keywords to use in a database search
Understand the appropriate sources of information to use for university assessments
Use search tools for books and journals
Search using operators like AND & OR, and understand effective use of truncation
Evaluate your resources to make sure they're appropriate for academic use
Reference using APA 7 and Chicago Style.
Please also contact your librarians! If you need help with anything library or research related, get in touch with the library.