Tips for Finding Information

1. Choose your keywords carefully (Video 2:01min).  Here's a worksheet to help you with this process: Keywords Worksheet

2. To find legal & safety information, go to 'Finding Legal and Safety Information'

    To find journal articles & NZ Standards, go to 'Finding Journal Articles & Standards'

    To find books & e-books, go to 'Finding & Using Books & Ebooks'

    To find links to useful websites, go to 'Useful websites & What to Trust'

3. Keep track of what you find and where you find it

4. Use the Study Toolbox for writing and other study tips

5. Check your references in the APA guide.

6. Ask Adrian, your librarian, if you have any questions

Unitec Study Toolbox

The Study Toolbox is a really useful online tool that can help you with how to write assignments. 

Mātauranga Māori Resources

Video also available in Te Reo Māori

For more, take a look at our Māori Language and Culture Guide

Pasifika Resources

For Pacific language dictionaries, Pacific news and tips on doing Pacific research, take a look at our Pacific Guide


Note: Please contact the Learning Advisors if you have an enquiry.