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Library Research Skills: Introduction

Get the right start

Starting University can be daunting, especially if you're not sure how much research you'll need to do to earn good marks.  To help you get the right start, we recommend that you work through these library research skills guides during your first semester at UTAS.


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Required reading

Understanding your reading list 
Learn how to tell the difference between books, chapters and articles on your reading list.

Reading Lists Index
Learn how to use the Reading Lists Index for easy access to your required readings.

Author/Title searching
Learn the fastest ways to find a specific title in the Library.

Researching your assignments

Planning your search
Learn how to plan your search so that you don't waste time gathering information you don't need.