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MID441 Research Skills Guide: Home


Welcome to the MID441 Research Skills Guide, a guide for Midwifery students at Charles Sturt University.

This guide is designed to introduce you to finding and using scholarly resources for your assessment tasks, and includes sections on:

  • Getting Started: 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
  • Other Resources: Google Scholar, UpToDate and Web Resources
  • Evaluating, writing and referencing the information you have found

You can use this guide any way you like: work through it step-by-step, or dip in and out as required. Take a few minutes to familiarise yourself with the content so you know what's there.

If you need help with using or accessing any Library resources, please contact me or contact the Library - details are in the boxes on the right.

Wishing you the best for your studies.

Lorraine Rose
Faculty Librarian (Science & Health)

Research skills demonstration

Watch this space! Later in the session I'll add a video demonstrating search skills and strategies you can use to locate relevant, high quality resources for your assessments.

search demonstration coming soon

Your Librarian

Book an appointment

Use this link to book an appointment for library assistance and then select:

➔Meet online

➔Faculty of Science and Health

➔Online Appointment

➔Lorraine Rose

➔Choose a day and time that suits you (if none are suitable please email me)

Your textbooks

Good news!

Your textbooks are available online through the library!

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