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JCU Online students that have no contact hours at a campus may find this one page guide to library services for online only students useful throughout their studies.

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InfoSkills Toolkit


The Infoimage of hammer, spanner, ruler and saw in a boxSkills Toolkit is a self-paced training tool to help you understand what is needed to unpack your assignment question, working out the keywords for your research, find good quality sources and reference them appropriately.

There are four modules, and you can work through them in order, or jump straight to the part you need. Come back to the guide whenever you need a refresher on basic searching skills.

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