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CSC2014 Searching for scientific information: Introduction


How to use this tutorial

This tutorial will introduce you to the skills and techniques you can use to conduct effective research. Work through each section using the menu tabs above, or the next button at the bottom of the page.

There will be activities for you to complete as you go so that you can learn by doing and self test your learning. 

By completing the tutorial you will:

  • Understand how to break down a question or topic so that you can search for information effectively
  • Understand how to identify appropriate keywords for a search
  • Understand how search techniques can be used to help you get better search results
  • Understand how to access full-text journal articles through the library
Please ensure you complete this tutorial, including the Medline activity on page 6 before the workshop.

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