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Research Help

   Research Help Desk
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   06 5152277
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   Thurs: 10am - 4pm

For help during academic calendar weekends, final exams & semester breaks, email: researchhelp@aus.edu

Modified hours for Ramadan & summer semester

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How do you search for them and which do you choose?

If you understand how information is organized, you’ll be better equipped to develop successful strategies to locate what you need.

Choose the appropriate finding tool for the type of information you need; library catalog? periodical database?

Identify important words and phrases about your topic.

And don't forget to take advantage of the help features, the time you spend in the beginning can save many wasted hours later.

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Finding Journal Articles

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Building Effective Searches

Building Effective Searches Quiz

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