STEPS Library Support

Library information and help for Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) students

Effective and efficient information searches

Often in your studies, and for most of the assessment tasks in this program, you will have to find information from the Web and/or from Library resources. To do so effectively and efficiently, you will need to carefully consider which search terms (keywords) and search strategies should be used to obtain the best results. To demonstrate how this is done, the following topic will be used:

Why do you think it is important that students reflect on their learning? Discuss the role of reflection.

Open the links below for information about how to create keywords and an explanation of some basic search strategies: