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LES101 Research Skills Guide: Home


Welcome to the LES101 Research Skills Guide.

This guide was made for you by a librarian from CSU Library. It should help you with:

  • developing a search strategy from a research question
  • the techniques and skills needed to search effectively for resources
  • Assessment Item one in LES101 (the Library task, and Disciplines in leisure essay).

It consists of five main sections:

  • Getting Started: help with topic analysis, interpreting citations, identifying sources of information, and searching
  • Using Primo Search to find known items, and information on a topic
  • Using Journal Databases for further searching for journal articles and other similar material
  • Using Other Resources: Google Scholar and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Evaluating and using the information you have found for your assessment.

You can work through this guide at your own pace, or dip into it as needed. You can use the navigation structure (tabs and boxes), or the Next Page and Previous Page links.

If you need further assistance, please contact me, or contact the Library, as in the boxes at right.

Wishing you the best for your studies!


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