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Humanities pgr module 2012

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Humanities pgr module 2012

  1. 1. Humanities Information Skills PGR Module SESSION ONE:STARTING YOUR LITERATURE REVIEW HELEN DOBSON STEPHEN PEARSON
  2. 2. Module Outline1. Starting your literature review (beginning your search)2. Finding information for your research (exploring databases further)3. Introduction to EndNote XI (managing your references)4. Dissemination (publicising & publishing your research)5. Current awareness (keeping up to date with research in your area)
  3. 3. Exercise One 1. What is a literature review? 2.Why is a literature review important?
  4. 4. Exercise Two1. Find your library subject webpage(s)2. Read about the recommended databases3. Note down the names of 3 databases that look useful for your research
  5. 5. Search Strategy Grids
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  14. 14. Exercise Three1. Try to complete the two incomplete search strategy grids provided2. Start to construct a search strategy grid for your own research topic
  15. 15. Thank you HELEN DOBSON (HELEN.J.DOBSON@MANCHESTER.AC.UK) STEPHEN PEARSON(STEPHEN.PEARSON@MANCHESTER.AC.UK )

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