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Search techniques

Unsure how to find information? Confused about where to look for material for your assignments? Don't know where to start?

View our tutorial and learn how to search effectively and ensure you get the information you need.

  • Learn how to form a search strategy
  • Learn how to get more or less results
  • Learn about wildcards

Want to see how a search works? Take a look at our worked example and see how this all fits together.

Want to learn more about using keywords? Check out these two YouTube videos:

Can't think of alternative keywords? Try using Visuwords, an online graphical thesaurus and dictionary. 

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