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Archaeology LibGuide: Getting Started

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The Top Library Tips Video Series includes:

  • Unpack your assignment topic
  • Create a search strategy
  • Use Library databases and subject LibGuides
  • Use Google more effectively
  • Evaluate your information sources
  • Citing all the sources you have used
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Remember that there are many people who are there to help and support you throughout your course including:

  • Library staff
  • Learning Advisors
  • The Accessibility team
  • Counsellors
  • Peer mentors
  • Your lecturers, tutors and classmates
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Use these databases to search for scholarly journal articles

JCU Library subscribes to some excellent databases to find information for Archaeology. Click on the Key Resources tab for a complete list including articles, books and ebooks and video. We recommend getting started with the following:

One Search

One Search is a good place to start searching for books, ebooksjournal articles, and our e-journal content all at once.

  • Use the Content Type, Subject Terms and Publication Date options on the left to refine your search.
  • For eBooks  tick 'Full Text Online' and 'Book/eBook'.

One Search is also available on the Library home page.

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InfoSkills Road Trip

Info Skills Road Trip

Click on the image to start your JCU learning experience with an easy-to-use online, interactive learning resource that maps out researching,referencing and other assignment writing skills.

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