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Information Literacy Tutorial

A module-based information literacy tutorial that addresses each stage of the research process, including selecting a topic, identifying information needs, selecting sources, locating information, evaluating information, and citing sources.


You are often given the details of articles to read, or find them when reading other articles. You want to get the full text and you are not sure how to proceed. This guide will show you the steps to take.







                                             Read through the following boxes and then complete the quiz.

Use Electronic Journals

For example: To find the full text article: Ndashe, S. (2004). The duty to protect woman from sexual violence in South Africa. Feminist Legal Studies, 12 (2), 213-221.

Step 1:
Access Electronic Journals from the menu item QUICK LINKS on the Library homepage. Type only the journal title in text box provided i.e. Feminist Legal Studies.


 Step 2:
You will be shown one or more databases that offer access to that journal title.  The example below shows  Academic Search Complete or SpringerLink.  Note: If the Library does not have access to a specific title, the result will show 0.

Select a link that covers the year you need. (Choose the database which includes the year you need.  In this case, it is 2004.  

Step 3:
Choosing Academic Search Complete takes one to the following screen. Browse by year and select Vol. 12 Issue 2 2004 


Step 4  You will then be able to locate the specific article you are looking for.

Check your understanding


Please work through the following quiz:


Interactive Quiz


   End of Module. Go to Module 4.  


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