Plan your search (identify key concepts/words, think of alternative terms or synonyms, how much information do I need? - short report or a large assignment)
LOCATE YOUR INFORMATION
Overview of a topic? Try a book (use the table of contents or the index) - search the library catalogue for dictionaries or access an reference database such as Oxford Reference Online or Facts on File.
Subject resources? Locate a subject guide for your course.
Statistics? Try the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website.
Personal experiences? Try interviewing classmates, teachers, parents, neighbours etc.
Need more? Access all resources available at NS Libraries via the A-Z databases list.
Make sure you understand the assignment question - check the task word glossary below for a comprehensive list of task words.