Health Sciences Library Tutorial: Introduction
In this tutorial you'll learn how to find books and journals in The University of Adelaide Library, and how to make sure what you find on the internet is useful in an academic situation.
Research Skill Development
Research Skill Development is the way you learn to find, organise and use the academic literature. Below is a link to the Uni of Adelaide Research Skills Development site to help with this. You aren't required to view this as part of this tutorial.
Research Skills Development
Research skill development is implicit in the graduate attributes that all students should have on graduation.
If you need help with any aspect of the following tutorial including answering the questions please contact me. I will make sure that you not only get the correct answers, but that you understand how to keep finding appropriate information for yourself in future. You must correctly answer at least 5 of the 6 questions associated with this tutorial. The good part is that the questions are easy if you answer them when directed by the tutorial.
My desk is on Level 2 of Barr Smith Library in the area between the Northern and Southern wings.
You can phone me on 831 35335 (internal extension 35335)
or even better
send me an email at
The Library has just introduced a new search tool called Library Search. There are still some problems establishing this tool in the Library environment. It's possible that the graphics that follow in this tutorial will not show you exactly what you see when you look at Library Search. I've reproduced the Library Search screens as I found them at the time of writing this tutorial, but they may change. I'm sorry for any inconvenience this causes you. I want to reassure you that my aim is to support you in your studies and not to confuse you. If you have issues with this tutorial, or experience trouble using Library Search please contact me.
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