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Professional Science Essentials: Home

This page is for students studying Professional Science Essentials, SCI1125.

Getting Started

About this guide

This guide will help you with:

  • Getting to know the library
  • How to use ECU library resources
  • How to find information for your assignments
  • Starting out on the assignment topics for Professional Science Essentials

Where to start?

If you are doing SCI1125: Professional Science Essentials the workshop videos that will be shown in weeks 1, 2, and 5 will be hosted below. They will be included one week after the class has been delivered in Semester 2 2021. Please watch these videos if you had not attended the in class session.  These videos will be available until the end of Semester 2 2021.

Have a look at the Researching a Topic guide for more detail on features discussed in the videos below. 

To look for information for your assignment look to our pages on NanotechnologyPlastic Pollution, and Smart Devices and Privacy. These will introduce you to the topics of investigation for this unit. 

To get help if you get stuck with research skills, referencing, or writing including additional workshops and assistance programs have a look in Further assistance of how to get in contact with us. 

Watch this video for a quick introduction to the library and how to use it. This will also be in your unit materials for SCI1125 in week 1.

Week 5: Referencing Worksheets


Visit our key resources for each topic that may wish to use in your assignment: nanotechnology; plastic pollution; smarts devices and privacy.