Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources.
If you are working off campus, once you have your search results:
Not all the of the information you find on the internet is accurate, up-to-date and reliable.
It is important to evaluate your information before you decide to use it in your assignment.
- how relevant is it?
- is it current and up-to-date?
- is it published by a reputable author or organisation?
Watch our video on Evaluating Information to find out more.
Always check the URL of a website to determine what type of site it is:
.edu or .ac : an academic institution, e.g. curtin.edu.au
.gov : a government body, e.g. abs.gov.au
.org : a non-profit organisation, e.g. engineersaustralia.org.au
.com or .co : a commercial body or company, e.g. cmewa.com.au
.net : an internet service provider, e.g. miningjobswa.net.au