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NUT201 Research Skills Guide: Home

Library Information Literacy Task

Introduction

Welcome to the NUT201 Online Library Information Literacy tutorial

This guide was made for you by the CSU Library. It is designed to make the process easier of finding and evaluating research to support your assessments easier. The guide should help you to:

  • develop a search strategy from an assignment question
  • develop techniques and skills needed to search effectively and locate resources
  • Commence preparation of assessment items for NUT201 - as outlined in the subject outline.

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.

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.

Tricia Bowman

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