RESEARCH SKILLS

HOW DO I KNOW IF AN INTERNET SOURCE (LIKE A WEBSITE) IS A GOOD ONE OR NOT?

HOW TO USE GOOGLE IN YOUR RESEARCH

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We have some good advice on how to tell if the information you find online is good or not - check out the video tutorial created by Cardiff University Library Services by clicking the link!

GOOGLE ADVANCED SEARCH WALKTHROUGH

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Download the .pdf file to work through how to use Google Advanced Search for your research, step by step. It's not enough to Google your question and only look at the first results you get!

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WIKIPEDIA

Should you trust Wikipedia, and is it a good source to use in your work? Watch these short videos to find out. 

HOW DO I RESEARCH?

We have a whole section of How To video tutorials to help you with your research skills for an oral history project, courtesy of Minnesota History Society podcasts on YouTube. You can also check out the helpful tips and activities put together for you by Cardiff University Library Services, by clicking on the links below. 

 

NOTE TAKING TIPS

 

AVOIDING PLAGIARISM TUTORIAL

 

PLAGIARISM QUIZ

WHERE CAN I GO?

SEARCHING FOR SOURCES? LET US HELP!