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Why can't I just Google it?

This video has been created by La Trobe University Library in Victoria. Whilst it is aimed at university students, the message about selecting credible information from reliable resources is just as important for high school students.


Plagiarism(Pirillo and Fitz, 2015)


Library La Trobe University (2015)


Some of the information on this page has been adapted and modified from Virtual Library by Cathy Costello, which supports the Australian Curriculum. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License .

The Research Process

Research Process cycle diagram

Fake News and Misnformation on the Internet

Quick Tips

1. INITIATE: What do I need to find out? Read your assignment question carefully. Brainstorm key concepts. Develop key words and plan the product.

2. LOCATE: How do I find the information? Use refined search techniques and credible resources.

3. SELECT: What information is relevant and reliable? Evaluate sources and record bibliographic details for referencing and retrieval.

4. ORGANISE: Sort the information: take notes, summarise, paraphrase, categorise, order reference details.

5. PRESENT: Communicate your research findings citing your researched information accurately and include a reference list.

6. ASSESS: Evaluate your work for ways to improve it further and reflect on your learning from the process as well as the finished product.


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