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RES Hub: Best Practice for Literature Searching

Tue, 1 October, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM  Add to calendar

Location: 

  • CB02.06.270

To do a thorough literature search on your topic, you need to develop a great search strategy.

Learn how a systematic search strategy can help you more efficiently find resources on your topic.

This hands on workshop will show you how to:

  • Be methodical, organised and systematic in your literature searching,
  • Follow the steps involved in literature searching,
  • Break down your research topic into key concepts,
  • Turn your key concepts into search terms and alternative terms (synonyms),
  • Develop your search strategy using Boolean operators,
  • Use Google Scholar and ProQuest database to locate journal articles on your topic,
  • Modify your search strategy when things don’t go according to the plan,
  • Save your searches,
  • Use Scopus database to locate highly cited articles in your research area,
  • Request resources using InterLibrary Loan and ArticleReach.
NOTE: the room has been changed to UTS Central CB02.06.270.
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Sarah, 1 month ago

Hi,

When will this event next be held?

Thank you,

Sarah

Hi Sarah,

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Angry Asian Lib..., 1 month ago

Hi Sarah,

We don't have any further workshops planned. However, we're happy to offer higher degree research students and staff individual consultations; they can be requested online

You can also learn about planning and conducting a literature search using our HeadsUp: Researchers tutorials.

Kind regards,

Helen Chan

Information Services Librarian

Hi Sarah,

Angry Asian Librarian's picture
Angry Asian Lib..., 1 month ago

Hi Sarah,

We don't have any further workshops planned. However, we're happy to offer higher degree research students and staff individual consultations; they can be requested online

You can also learn about planning and conducting a literature search using our HeadsUp: Researchers tutorials.

Kind regards,

Helen Chan

Information Services Librarian

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