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SBSC Library: Research & Study Skills

Learn Skills - State Library of Victoria

Define the task. Locate information. Select resources. Organise notes.

On this website you'll find practical guides to researching assignments, writing essays and studying for exams.

There are also plenty of examples that clearly show you how to apply your new skills, as well as videos of well-known authors and academics who reveal some of their research, writing and study tips.

StudyVibe & The Research Safari

Study vibe.

StudyVibe provides help for study, learning and research skills, goal setting, time management, tools for learning, useful website links, online safety tips and more.
The research safari.
The Research Safari provides step-by-step the Information / inquiry process to help you work through your research task.

Both these websites require a password to access parts of the content.

Dictionaries and vocabulary builders

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online

More than definitions--includes lots of interactive vocabulary, grammar, and spelling help!

VisuWords--Online Graphical Dictionary

Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts.