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Library Centre for Health Innovation,
Stafford Campus

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Searching and reading strategies are tools we use to break down the task of finding, reading, notetaking and more!

Plan of attack!

Follow the steps below to understand how to approach an assignment.

  • Assignment breakdown - What are you being asked to do?
  • Sources of Information - What do you need to learn more about?
  • Search Strategy - Where do you need to look?
  • Access information - What do you have access to?