Friday, October 12, 2012

Assignments: locating the information you need

Are you writing assignments at the moment?  This week we are looking at the steps involved in finding and using the information you need for your assignment.

Today we are going to look at how to locate or find the information we need.

The library has two main types of information: print information and online information. Print resources are located in the library; they include books, print journals, reports, newspapers, annual reports, student projects etc.  You can also find audio-visual resources, such as CDs, DVDS, cassettes and videos in the library.  You can find this resources by searching the library catalogue: 

Online resources can also be accessed on the main library website.  The library subscribes to a variety of databases, such as Academic Source Complete and Science Direct.  These databases contain hundreds of thousands of academic journals on the subjects taught here at ITB.  They are an excellent source of information for your assignments!  You can search the databases via One Search at

Search the catalogue and/or databases using the search terms you defined yesterday!  Library PINs can be reset at

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