what is this guide?
Welcome to the Research Skills Guide for the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology.
This guide was made for you by Charles Sturt University Librarians. It is designed to make the research process easier in your subjects.
Within the next pages, you will find advice, tips and information on the following:
- Planning your research,
- Finding relevant resources using the Library and the Internet,
- Evaluating your search results,
- Thinking about and using research in assessments,
- and looking into professional practice
You can use this guide any way you like. It is recommended to take a few minutes to familiarise yourself with the content so you know what is here should you need it in the future.
Keep in mind that research is not a linear process and may not always follow a particular order of steps. Most importantly, use your Librarians! If you need help with anything library or research related, please get in touch with the Library via phone, chat or email.