UTS Library

92878 Care of the child in illness and disability: Searching Scenario

In this guide:

In the Library workshop, we will be using this as our sample scenario.

Your topic: 'trauma-informed pediatric care'

Stage 1: background

  • Try Google or Google Scholar to quickly develop your knowledge in this area
  • Start making notes of the keywords that come up in relation to this topic
Stage 2: identify search tools
  • Identify databases most relevant to your topic - consult this study guide or look at Find Databases
Stage 3: search and evaluate
  • Try a few different searches to compare the results
  • Use limits when appropriate such as date of publication, type of publication, adding additional keywords like location or audience
Stage 4: save your results
  • Email or export your results