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Finding and using information for your assignments: The literature search


This guide will take you through the steps of finding and using information for an assignment. This process is also called a literature search.

When looking for information for any type of assignment, you will go through three main stages:

- The planning stage

- The searching stage

- The reviewing stage

From the box below, select each tab in turn to find interactive tutorials illustrating each of the processes you will go through when working on an assignment.

Tackling an assignment

Watch the Understanding your assignment tutorial to learn more.

Watch the Types of information and Evaluating information tutorials to learn more.