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)

This course is part of the Ākonga Study Essentials(external link) guide available via Moodle.

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. 

There is also a selection of Library Help Guides available.

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 into topic searching

Databases - refining your search by applying limiters

Databases - advanced search techniques


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