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Database trial

Being trialled by USC 11 October to 5 November 2021.

What is this guide about?

This guide provides links to resources in support of studies in Mechanical Engineering.  See the "How To" Guides for help in searching for information.

Use the tabs along the top to navigate through this guide.


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Starting an Assessment

Before searching for information, make sure you understand the task.

1. Analyse the task to identify keywords and topics, then develop a search strategy

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2. Find the meaning of words in a textbook or dictionary

3. Find academic books to broaden your knowledge of key concepts and terminology

4. Find academic journal articles and current research

5. Save the citation of any source you plan to use
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