Research Help

 Need some basic information fast?
Encyclopedia Britannica (like Wikipedia but accurate and written for students - you will need your library card number to log in - ask Mrs. Wilson if you don't know it)

 Improve your research skills
 Napier University offers tips on how to find information

Get a better understanding of how the Internet works and how to search it better

The BBC help you to scan, skim and find information

LTS offers practical help to finding and using information

Improve your internet searching by becoming an Internet Detective


Get better results on Google
Extra search features on Google

More Google search help

 Looking for discursive essay help or need help with a debate? 
Have a look at the official Government Statistics Pages 
or try the ESRC for facts and statistics

Hit IDEA for help


Need Advanced Higher level internet sources?

Head over to the public library and access
http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/eInformation
for 'Access to Research' -  it provides free access to academic journals via the public library, you can' only read the articles in the public library but you can see the abstracts before you go.
Don't forget to ask Mrs. Wilson for your borrower number.