Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Learning, Research & Organisational Skills - Planning Your Search & Templates

Planning

Searching for and gathering information requires careful planning.

Planning your search for information and thinking about potential search terms and the type of information you are looking for before you begin your search will help you to focus your information gathering.

Once you have identified what information you need you can start to plan your search. You can use the following checklists to help you in your searching and also record your information.

Planning Your Search Checklist

Information Sources

Evaluating Your Information

Referencing – A Guide to Creating Your Reference List

Research Diary