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Libraries and Learning Skills

Study skills (Learning Development)

Search Strategy

If you need support with developing a search strategy read chapter 11 of Stella Cottrell's Study Skills Handbook. In addition to this there is a short recording on developing a search strategy and finding information.

Click on the images below to watch recordings on finding information.

Developing a search strategy: keywords Finding information: successful searching
5 minutes 17 minutes


Searching the library website

The following short recordings provide information on how to use the library website to search for information. Click on the images to access. 


Finding information: an introduction to the advanced search of the library website Accessing library resources and effective internet searching
4 minutes 14 minutes