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Skills and techniques for efficient searching

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Skills and techniques for efficient searching

  1. 1. SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES FOREFFECTIVE LITERATURESEARCHING Amar Nazir
  2. 2. LEARNING OUTCOMESBy the end of this session, you will be able to: Use practical steps to formulate a logical and efficient search strategy Use advance search options to maximize the relevance of results Demonstrate an understanding of current awareness tools Use one such tool to receive recurring automated search results
  3. 3. CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICES
  4. 4. TYPES OF ALERTS
  5. 5. GOOGLE ALERTS
  6. 6. GOOGLE SCHOLAR COVERAGE
  7. 7. GOOGLE SCHOLAR ALERTSAdvantages Disadvantages No need for an account  Limited management Unlimited number of options without an alerts (WARNING!) account  Results vary from full-text New innovations to abstract to basic Easy to cancel alerts reference

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