Research skills

Identifying information


Other people can be a good source of information!  They may also be able to help you identify useful bookinformation sources.


  • Help you think about your topic and the best way to search for information
  • Help you identify print and electronic sources – both in the Library and from outside sources.


  • Your tutor may be able to recommend specific sources relevant to your topic
  • Tutors may know other experts or professionals who could help you.

Colleagues and friends

  • May be able to recommend sources of information.


  • May be able to supply you with documents that aren't formally published.