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Centre for Learning and Study Support (CLaSS): Reading and finding information

Enhancing academic practice, writing development and study skills

Reading and Finding Information

  Finding and managing information

Download our PDF guide on how to get started on finding and managing information taken from the Higher Education Assignment Toolkit (HEAT)

• Where can I find information?
• Planning your search
• Evaluating sources: the information cycle
• Referencing and citation


  Planning, searching and reviewing  

Work through the DMU library's interactive guide to planning, searching and reviewing.


  Reading for a purpose: Bitesize video 

Download a transcript of this video below.


  Turning reading into writing: Bitesize video 

Download a transcript of this video below.


  Reading a Scientific Article: Bitesize video 

Watch this video by the University of Minnesota to understand how to interact with journal articles. Subtitles are provided.