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Get started with research

Learn how to use the library resources to get started with your research.

Wikipedia tips

DO...

  • use Wikipedia to become familiar with a topic or as a starting point for research
  • use Wikipedia to find more search terms or keywords for your topic
  • use Wikipedia to find links to other scholarly materials on your topic
  • maintain a level of scepticism when reading Wikipedia articles

DON'T...

  • cite Wikipedia articles in your bibliography for assignments or papers
  • treat information on Wikipedia as facts, especially when concerning legal or medical advice