Introduction to Literature Searching

Wed, 13 October 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

To run a comprehensive literature search on your topic, you need a great search strategy.

Learn how a well-thought-out search strategy can help you efficiently find literature on your topic.

This workshop will cover:

  • Overview of tools and resources available in the Library
  • Principles of a good literature search strategy
  • Tips on being methodical and organised
  • How to find background information and grey literature
  • How to translate your research questions into a search strategy
  • Identify relevant databases to find literature on your topic
  • Run a basic search in key databases like ProQuest, Scopus and Google Scholar
  • How to save, share or set up alerts for your search


Any UTS staff or postgraduate researcher who are new to using Library resources

*Please note: This workshop will be recorded. Slides and recordings will be made available to registered participants. If you cannot attend the session but would like to access the material, please register.

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