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Choosing the right resources
There are thousands of books, ebooks, websites and journal articles to choose from.
Think about the strengths and weaknesses of different resources.
Which resources do you need for your assignment?
Books and eBooks
✅Books and eBooks are a good way of getting in-depth information about a subject.
✅Books are written by experts and are fact-checked by publishers.
❌Books are not always up-to-date with the latest developments.
✅Journals contain up-to-date academic research that has been peer-reviewed by experts.
Search Discover for journals.
❌ Journal articles are usually about a very specific topic. Books and websites are usually better for an introduction or general overview of a topic.
subject guides show you the best books, eBooks, journals and websites for your course.
subject guide as a starting point for your research.
library skills session to learn:
how to find information for assignments and exams
how to search for books, ebooks, academic journal articles and more
how to reference and avoid plagiarism
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