Library Research Techniques
The video presentation for this session outlines the 5 Golden Rules for undertaking library research for assignments and then takes you through a practical example of conducting a search through the library catalogue. Some helpful tools are provided for you in the Resources section, including a downloadable model of the 5 Golden Rules in addition to useful weblinks to help you search for information effectively and evaluate the sources you find.
Below is a downloadable model of the 5 Golden Rules for researching for your assignments.
Griffith University – Where to search - https://www.griffith.edu.au/library/study/preparing-for-your-assignment/where-to-search
Griffith University – Searching More Effectively - https://www.griffith.edu.au/library/study/preparing-for-your-assignment/searching-more-effectively
Griffith University – Types of Sources - https://www.griffith.edu.au/library/study/preparing-for-your-assignment/types-of-sources
Griffith University – Evaluating Sources - https://www.griffith.edu.au/library/study/preparing-for-your-assignment/evaluating-sources