Finding information for your assignments
Planning your search before you start will save you time, effort and help you find relevant information. Before you begin searching for information, consider:
Most information sources like journal articles and eBooks can be found and accessed online. The easiest way is through Library Search.
Make sure you sign in using your unikey and password so you can access all the resources available through Library Search.
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The main source type you will be using in your assignments are journal articles. For more information about what a peer reviewed journal is, check out this explanation of peer review. Explore our tips for searching journal databases.
Your lecturer will recommend readings for you each week. Access your core readings for each unit of study via Canvas.
Any information you find will need to be critically evaluated to ensure it is of quality and therefore, suitable for you to use in your assignments. Use the CRAP test below to help you evaluate your resource.