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JST110 Research Skills Guide: Home

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the JST110 Research Skills Guide.

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

We will cover the best way to:

  • Identify keywords and search strategies for your assessment
  • Find relevant resources 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. Then watch the search skills demonstration below for tips on finding resources for your assessment task.

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.

Lorraine Rose

Charles Sturt University Librarian

Help from a Librarian

Further Resources

Have you seen our Library Resource Guides?

They provide links to key resources in your subject area and you can use them throughout your degree. Recommended guides to look at are:

We also have the Getting started with your library self paced modules, which can help you use the Library services and resources.