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Resources for academic research

Finding the right information for your research – understand the Publishing Cycle and why this influences the type of information available to you. This short video introduces the publishing process, and expected times that information could be available on different topics.

Good research is not always easy

Often your first search results may not be your best.

Try again, ask for help in the library at any time!

It does get easier with practice, and it’s worth it, for your academic career as well as for life-long learning.

Good research needs practice

Effective and Efficient Searching

A good information search will result from identifying your keywords, alternatives to your keywords (synonyms), and how to effectively use online search tools (like the library catalogue, or Google Scholar).

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