This video outlines strategies and tips for improving your research online. Don’t spend time sifting through thousands of sources to find the ones relevant to your research. Use pro research tips and Boolean Operators to boost your search queries in academic databases, ANU Library’s SuperSearch, ProQuest, Scopus, Web of Science, JSTOR, Google Scholar, Google and more. These pro research hacks will help you to quickly find quality resources for your assignments.
How to locate books in the library (video tutorial)
This video shows you how to quickly find your prescribed readings and textbooks for all of your subjects. Learn how to search by lecturer name, course name or course code to find everything you need for your course. Whether you are on campus or studying remotely, the library has the resources you need to support you throughout your study.
Finding useful and relevant sources is central to the research process, but it is also one of the most time consuming aspects of academic writing. This guide will help you to identify what an academic source is and how to go about finding relevant sources for your work.