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Finding information

In the course of identifying and locating material that meets your information need you will use a variety of information sources. They could range from books and journal articles to consulting with community groups or professional associations. This module focuses specifically on the tools available for finding books and other material in the library, finding journal articles and searching the Internet.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you will understand how to..

  • Describe the access tools available to you for finding information
  • Use Library catalogues to find resources
  • Select Library databases to find journal articles
  • Identify effective search techniques
  • Describe the characteristics of Internet search engines
  • Discuss the nature of information found on the Internet
  • Review and manage your search results.
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