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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 - Library Training Room

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, 10 months ago

Hi,

When will this event next be held?

Thank you,

Sarah

Hi Sarah,

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Helen Chan, 10 months 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,

Helen Chan's picture
Helen Chan, 10 months 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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