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Strategies and resources for searching the literature


Welcome to this online module related to strategies and resources for searching the literature. This module will introduce you to creating effective search strategies and suggested resources to use such as library databases, Google Scholar, the research repository and LibrarySearch. We will show you how to find different types of information using these suggested resources. The types of information we look at include journal articles, ebooks, statistics, industry reports, theses and more.

There are learning activities throughout this module to help you with some practical searching.

This module should take you about 30 minutes to complete.

Upon completion of the module please take a moment to complete the feedback to let us know how we may improve this module in the future.


You may also be interested in viewing the following webinar Strategies and resources for searching the literature (64 mins.) recorded from the Library’s ‘PhD Up!’ program. The webinar content complements this online module.


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