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Study SMART update – Researching for Assignments

by The Library on 2024-03-22T14:33:00+11:00 | 0 Comments

Do you want to know the secret of how to save time and find the best information for your assignments? Don’t waste valuable time googling random keywords and reading long articles that don’t even support your assignment point of view.

Use Study SMART to save time and focus on what really matters when researching information, so you can complete your assignments with less stress and gain skills to use again in the future.

Build your skills in:

  • Finding the right articles to support your assignment.
  • Effective reading techniques.
  • Taking notes now, that make sense later.

Attend the Study SMART events listed below, use the how-to online resources and tools or book a one-to-one Study SMART appointment to continue your learning.


Upcoming Study Smart Events

Novice to Expert: Optimise Your Assignment Research

Campbelltown campus / Wednesday 27 March, 2024 @ 12:30pm – 1pm Register for this event

Parramatta South campus / Wednesday 27 March, 2024 @ 12:30pm – 1pm Register for this event

Penrith campus / Wednesday 27 March, 2024 @ 12:30pm – 1pm Register for this event

Online / Wednesday 27 March, 2024 @ 1pm – 1:30pm Register for this event

Using Ideas and Evidence in Your Writing - Summarising, Paraphrasing and Citing

Online / Tuesday, March 26, 2024 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm Register for this event           

Referencing for Different Styles: Build the Skills for Your Success

Online / Tuesday, March 26, 2024 @ 12:30pm - 1:30pm Register for this event


Online how-to guides, tools and resources

Successful Searching Guides

Effective Reading Techniques


Study Smart Appointment

You can book an one-to-one study appointment to get advice to:

  • Find information for your research and academic writing.
  • Help you get started with your assessment
  • Support you with developing your search strategy
  • Guide you to relevant databases
  • Guide you with using referencing tools and guides to improve your referencing
  • Assist with EndNote and refer you to further help if needed
  • Connect you with resources to develop your academic writing and study skills
  • Connect you with tools and services that will keep you organised, save you time and reduce study stress.

Appointments are 20-minutes long and available online via Zoom and face-to-face on campus.

Book a Study SMART appointment on campus

Book a Study SMART appointment online


About Study Smart

Study Smart is a free service that provides you with a range of ways to complete uni work with more confidence and less stress. 

Each week we focus on a particular study skill and highlight workshops, events and one-to-one study appointments that will help you to build skills to distinguish yourself at university and beyond.

Study Smart can support you to build skills in: Reading & Writing / Speaking, Collaborating & Presenting / Information Skills / Digital Skills / Study Tips & Exam Success / Study with Integrity / Research Skills / Mathematics & Statistics.

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