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Research skills tutorial

Your guide to success!

Research Process

The key to successful research is having a clear idea of what you want to find

By using an effective research strategy, you will achieve a better result using less time and effort.  You'll need to:

Button: define your information need
                       Button: develop your search strategy
                                              Button: Select information sources
                                                                                             Button: find information
                                                                                                           Button: evaluate information
                                                                                                                                             Button: write and cite



Why can't I just Google?

Google is so easy! Why wouldn't I use it for all of my assignment research?

La Trobe University Library. (n.d.). Why can't I google? Online video. Retrieve from YouTube via

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