There are many sources you can use to obtain information for your assignments. The library has many high quality sources of information for you to access. See also the sections on internet searching and evaluation.
When researching and completing your assignments, it is important to look for reliable, high quality sources of information. The Library has options to help you find good resources such as:
Books (print and e-books) -
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Grey Literature is information which is not commercially available or controlled. It may be published , or unpublished by industry, government or academics, and includes sources such as conference papers, theses, clinical trials, pamphlets, fact sheets, bulletins and government documents. Grey literature is usually not peer reviewed, so use the criteria listed in the Evaluation section to determine the credibility of the works.
Some places to find grey Literature include:
Goverment publications can be a good source of up to date, authoritative information.
Search for publications available in Australian Libraries as well as other resources such as pictures and websites. To search for theses, limit your search to the category 'Research and reports' When your search results appear, limit the format (in the right hand toolbar) to 'Thesis'
Company information may be gained from organisation websites.Check the sites for annual reports, publications, media releases or "About Us" sections.
The library's subscription to IBIS World is a great source of industry information:
A llterature review assesses all the material that has been published in a particular area, evaluating and summarising each source in relation to your field of study. These resources will help you to conduct, and write up your own literature review.