Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Clearly phrase your search question.
  • Use an appropriate search strategy, using key techniques.
  • Selecting good search tools, including specialized ones.
  • Use the terms and techniques that are best suited to your search.
  • Use Library and electronic resources to find and access information.
  • Use a range of retrieval tools and resources effectively
  • Construct complex searches appropriate to different digital and print resources.
  • Access full text information, both print and digital, read and download online material and data.
  • Use appropriate techniques to collect new data.
  • Keep up to date with new information.
  • Engage with their community to share information.
  • Identify when the information need has not been met.
  • Use online and printed help and can find personal, expert help.