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Information Research Skills Tutorials: Home

Learn how to find, evaluate and properly reference information, working through from a 'getting started' level to advanced techniques


Information research skills - help from your library

As a student, you will need to find, evaluate and reference published scholarly works for your assessments.  Our interactive tutorials range from a foundation level to more advanced levels depending upon your needs.

Use the top tabs to navigate to each tutorial's home screen for more options

Here are some tips for completing the tutorials

Digital capabilities guide

Need more help? Here is the Library's digital capabilities guide, which will take you through:

  • How to use the University's systems and platforms
  • How to use the Library
  • How to use digital tools to communicate, collaborate, create and store information
  • How to access LinkedIn Learning
  • How to assess your digital confidence


Tips for using the Information Research Skills tutorials

  • You may work through the tutorials as many times as you wish.
  • They are best viewed on a desktop or laptop computer.
  • Using a tablet? View in landscape mode.
  • Instructions and content for the tutorials will be listed on the left of each screen.
  • Videos, extra information and live web pages will be on the right.
  • You will need to complete all of the quiz questions to progress through the tutorials.
  • If completion of a section or module is a course requirement you MUST provide your email address when prompted, to receive your proof of completion.