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Research skills tutorial

Tips and Tricks

Good work, you have completed this online tutorial.  Now for some bonus tips and tricks...

Time savers

  • Use a thesaurus to find alternative words
  • Combine keywords in different ways using a variety of search strategies
  • Read the Abstract first!
  • Save the citation when you find each source
  • Find citation information in DISCOVER, databases and the library catalogue

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