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Research Readiness Self Assessment (RRSA): Home

Throughout your research degree, you will be required to find quality information on academic topics, conduct literature reviews and critically evaluate the quality of information sources. How well prepared are you? Take this test and find out!

RRSA Test Administrator Otago University

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Scott Venning
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My office is in the Law Library,
8th Floor of the Richardson Building
University of Otago
Subjects: Business

RRSA Test Administrator Otago University

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Richard German
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Health Sciences Library, Sayers Building
290 Great King Street / PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054, New Zealand.
0(064) 3 479 7403

What is the RRSA Test

The Research Readiness Self-Assessment Test (RRSA) was designed at Central Michigan University. It is an online interactive application designed to assist librarians and faculties equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become effective, independent users of information from digital sources.

It uses a series of multiple choice and problem-based exercises which are broken up into categories that measure experience, attitudes and beliefs as well as knowledge and skills.

  • research and library experience
  • browsing the Internet
  • perceived research skills
  • obtaining information
  • evaluating information
  • understanding plagiarism

Otago Polytechnic Students

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RRSA Test Administrator Polytechnic


Contact: Ronda McLaren
Otago Polytechnic
Forth Street, Dunedin
0800 762 786
(03) 474 8474