Library Research Skills Tutorial About the tutorial

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This tutorial provides training in the skills needed to conduct library-based research in the arts, humanities and social sciences. It is designed for postgraduate researchers within the University of London, but anyone conducting this type of research will find this tutorial useful.

The tutorial consists of four modules:

Planning Library Research


Using Resources

Planning Library ResearchHelps you to understand the process of conducting library research and the different research tools, resources and collections available. Start module>       Using ResourcesInformation about using the range of research tools and resources that you may need to use during your research. Start module >

Using Libraries


Referencing & Bibliography

Using LibrariesInformation about accessing the libraries you may need to visit during your research and effectively utilising the services and facilities offered. Start module>       Referencing & BibliographyHelps you to correctly reference the sources you have used in your research, compile a bibliography and use bibliographic software. Start module>

You can access the training in a particular area of interest by using the menus on the left. Alternatively, you can work through the tutorial sequentially by clicking on the 'Next' button below, this should take approximately two hours.

If this is your first visit to the tutorial you may find it useful to click on 'Help' and begin with some information about using this tutorial.

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