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Researching, Writing, and Publishing: Online course

Register for the Library course if you need help:

  • learning the 5 steps of the Research Process
  • getting started on your research for an essay, term paper, presentation or dissertation
  • locating Library resources including books, articles & e-books
  • applying evaluation criteria to select the best resources
  • organizing your information and learning the basics of academic writing
  • citing and referencing your sources


Online Course

An Introduction to the Research Process

An online FREE course offered by Middlesex Dubai Library

  • 6 units/6 simple activities
  • 6 to 10 hours (estimated) needed to read and view, and to complete the activities
  • 4 weeks self-paced completion period
  • 100% online delivery via Moodle
  • Includes videos, powerpoints, and pdfs created by Middlesex Librarians, Faculty, and other reputable authors
  • Feedback from Librarian/tutor
  • Certificate of achievement will be awarded to all students who successfully finish
  • For future reference, online access to the course throughout your Middlesex career


Choose from five sections offered in 2015-16 Academic Year and register online:

  • Section A:  Nov 1st to 28th
    Registration deadline Sun. Oct. 25th
  • Section BNov 29th - Dec 26th
    Registration deadline Sun. Nov 22nd
  • Section C:  Jan 3rd – 30th
    Registration deadline Thu. Dec 17th
  • Section D:  Mar 6th – Apr 2nd
    Registration deadline Sun. Feb. 28th
  • Section E:  May 22nd – Jun 18th
    Registration deadline Sun. May 15th

Click here to register