Research tutorials

Research skills course

This is a learner managed short course, created by NMIT Library. It provides a step-by-step approach to effectively finding information at NMIT. You may need to 'self-enrol' to access this course. Click on the link below (you may need to login to Moodle) then click the "enrol me" button.

Research skills course(external link)

Research tutorial videos

Access the full range of our NMIT research tutorials - short videos that take you through the process of starting research and finding information.


Clarifying your assignment task


Choosing a research topic


Identifying search terms


Source types and where to find them


Google and reliability using CAARP


Searching the library catalogue for books and other items


Accessing ebooks at NMIT Library


Databases - what they are, and why use one?


Databases - intro to topic searching


Databases - refining your search by applying limiters


Databases - advanced search techniques

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