Online Tutorials

The Library has developed a formal information literacy program which incorporates both online and face to face tutorials. Tutorial Central provides access to online tutorials developed by the Library, that introduce information literacy concepts.

Successful Searching: An introduction to research techniques and tools to help you find and manage information efficiently.

How to submit an assignment into Turnitin: How to submit your assignment into Turnitin for an Originality Report prior to making your final assignment submission.

Viewing and interpreting your Turnitin Originality Report. How to view and interpret your Originality Report in order to edit your assignment before final submission for assessment.

Acessing Turnitin grade and feedback:  This video will demonstrate how to access your grade and feedback.

Business Information Basics: How to develop a search strategy and using search tools specifically relating to the business disciplinary area.

Arts Information Basics: How to develop a search strategy and using search tools specifically relating to the Arts related disciplinary areas.

Health & Science Information Basics: How to develop a search strategy and using search tools specifically relating to the Health and Science related disciplinary areas.

Introduction to Legal Research: This online tutorial provides an introduction to sources of legal information and is particularly relevant to law students.

Avoiding Plagiarism (Epigeum):  The ability to avoid plagiarism is an essential skill for all University students. This online course teaches key skills, such as how to acknowledge and paraphrase other people's work to avoid intentional or unintentional plagiarism.  To make this course available to your students, please contact the  Academic Integrity Officer.

This SSAF-funded course is also available to all students via the Library Study Smart vUWS site. If you don't find the Library Study Smart site listed in your vUWS sites, or if you're a staff member or PhD student needing access, you can self-register for the site.

Training and Support: Further information on information literacy at  Western Sydney University, class details and web guides