How do I research?


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Effective researchers and learners have information literacy skills.

What is information literacy?
Information literacy is the set of skills you need to find, retrieve, analyse and use information to effectively meet your information needs. It’s knowing how to learn so that you can learn.

What is the information literacy process?
Read the SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy Core Model For Higher Education for a detailed introduction toinformation literacy skills and student research.

Watch the YouTube video Viva la Library (the Information Literacy song) by James McGrath for a fun, lyrical introduction to information literacy and student research.

Where can I learn more about information literacy and how I can develop this skill?
To learn the overall skill of information literacy, if you are on the Auckland campus visit the team in Student Support Services, if you are on the Christchurch campus visit the team in Student Support Services, and…

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