Finding Quality VET Information: Web Search Engines vs VOCEDplus

Everyone knows how to search online, but do you know about VOCEDplus ( and why it might just be your new favourite website for finding out about what’s happening in vocational education and training (VET) in Australia and around the world? This poster presentation highlights the Top 10 reasons to use VOCEDplus to find quality information, research, and statistics about VET. With VOCEDplus you can search more effectively and get the results you need, plus enjoy a range of value-added content created for the VET sector. VOCEDplus is a free international research database for tertiary education, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. It is developed and maintained by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER).

Tracy Gamlin

Research Librarian, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

Author Bio

Tracy Gamlin is a Research Librarian at the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). Tracy has extensive knowledge and expertise in information management and has worked on key projects to support the development and enhancement of VOCEDplus during her 16 years at NCVER. She is an experienced presenter of workshops, webinars, and information sessions and is passionate about raising awareness of VOCEDplus!