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When you select a pathway, you will see a number of activities on a particular theme. Pathways allow you to develop a deeper understanding of a topic. You can work through the activities in your chosen pathway in any order.


The Right Tool For The Job

The right tool for the job

Find out how to evaluate online tools for their relevance to your purpose and use them to best effect.

Here are the activities making up this pathway.

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Selecting the right online toolsopens in a new window

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Learn how to select the right online tool with confidence.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes

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Selecting the right online tools (pdf)
Selecting the right online tools (word)

Keeping up-to-date using online networkingopens in a new window

Activity

Learn how online networks can help you keep up-to-date and how to choose an appropriate network for your needs.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

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Keeping up-to-date using online networking (pdf)
Keeping up-to-date using online networking (word)

Selecting a reference management toolopens in a new window

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This activity looks at features of free referencing software and the questions you need to ask when selecting a tool.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

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Selecting a reference management tool (pdf)
Selecting a reference management tool (word)