For the assignment question, please consult your course outline.
Before you begin your research you need to plan your search to get the best results. Watch the video below for help getting started: Watch the video below for help getting started:
A mindmap can aid your understanding and find important keywords for searching. Here is an example:
Take a look at an example Mind Map that the Student Engagement Unit (SEU) have created here.
The Library Catalogue can be a useful starting point in locating information. It is like a search engine which searches across the Library’s collection of print and electronic books, DVDs, journals and theses, together with journal and newspaper articles from numerous databases.
Use the Library Catalogue:
Learn to use the Library Catalogue by working through the interactive tutorial. Simply click on the image below to start.
Current Issues in Tourism
Journal of Travel Research
Journal of Travel and Tourism Research
Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Tourism and Hospitality Research
Business Source Complete
Leisure Tourism Database
The terms scholarly and academic are also sometimes used to indicate quality journals.
Watch the Scholarly sources explained video – it takes under 3 minutes and features an academic from the School of Health Sciences.
View the guide How to find scholarly sources for more information.
You also need to understand the requirements of your assignment. The Student Engagement Unit has created a suite of resources called Study Help that can help you understand different assignment types.
Have a look at:
Watch this short video (approx 3 mins) for tips on how to write a report.
Harvard UniSA referencing resources and guides
Use the Harvard UniSA referencing system as explained in the UniSA resources. See:
The sources that you use, the writings and ideas of other people to write your assignments, MUST be acknowledged by using a referencing system.
Take a look at some other useful resources to help you with your assignment. The following information guides and videos can all be found under Guides and Assignment Help on the Library Homepage.
How to save time searching databases
Study Help: Evaluating Information
Study Help: Understanding Copyright