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About this guide

This library guide will assist you in using the internet for research and assignments. You may have heard of "fake news websites" and "post-truth politics" becoming more noticeable since the advent of the internet. This guide will help you sift out these kinds of hoax sites and identify factual information on the web. It includes tips to make the most of your internet searching and answers that question about when to use Google for research, and why Library resources are a better source for academic research.

Guides of interest

Searching the literature

Resources and tools available for literature searching and reference management software.

Open Access Resources

Links and suggestions for high quality open access resources, freely accessible to anyone.

Resource list – guide for students

Keep up to date with the resources your teacher has assigned for your class.

Internet research for assignments