Welcome to the JST493 Research Skills Guide.
This guide was made for you by the CSU Library. This guide builds upon the content in the JST495 Research Skills Guide, you may like to refer to the JST495 guide for Assessment 2.
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.
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.
Wishing you the best for the study ahead.
I've put together a Class Recording that focuses on search strategies and techniques you'll find useful for Assessment 3. You can use the same techniques for Assessment 2, though may not need to be as in depth.
I've also put together a search strategy worksheet, which might help you plan you search strategy. You can download the Word document below.
Your textbook is available online through the library!
However our access to your textbook is limited. Follow the best practice in the video below to ensure you have access to what you need without disadvantaging other students in your subject.