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Sport & Exercise Science Guide: Getting Started

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InfoSkills Toolkit

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The InfoSkills Toolkit is a self-paced training tool to help you understand what is needed to unpack your assignment question, work 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.

Recent Sport and Exercise Science books @JCU

Sports and Exercise Science Databases

Please see below for video tutorials on how to search Medline, CINAHL, Scopus and Informit, as well as a video lecture on the Basics of Searching.

Video Tutorials for Finding Articles

 

The following video of a Sample PsycINFO Search on ProQuest shows how to combine keyword searches with the Thesaurus to conduct a search. Note the look and feel of the database may be different but the functionality is the same.

Online Sports Medicine & Exercise Science video collection

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