Studying Effectively
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Searching for information

Searching effectively for information is an essential skill that will support your academic journey

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Types of information

Introducing the different types of information and how to find them

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Search skills

Learn how to structure and effective search

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Using libraries

Browse and borrow print and online resources


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Your one-stop shop for searching library collections

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Subject databases

Search subject-specific collections of journal articles

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Searching the web

Apply search techniques on the web to find reliable information


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Find your reading list

Easy access to the recommended reading for your module

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Your subject guide

Discover the key resources for your subject area

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Help and support

Need help? We can help you find the information you need


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Studying Effectively

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