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Conducting your literature search

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Library Research Services workshop, 2014/15

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Conducting your literature search

  1. 1. Conducting your literature search www.le.ac.uk/library
  2. 2. Outcomes from today Locate useful search options on information databases relevant to you. Apply your literature search plan. Evaluate your search results. Review your literature search plan as appropriate.
  3. 3. Get started with databases Subject page Web of Scopus Science www.le.ac.uk/library Try your search plan Use the search summary form
  4. 4. Refining your search Databases Keywords Search Plan Adjust Search
  5. 5. Too many results focus your search Keywords phrases index terms limits
  6. 6. Too few results expand your search Keywords synonyms truncation one term at a time
  7. 7. Get started with databases Subject page Web of Scopus Science www.le.ac.uk/library Try your refined search plan Use the search summary form
  8. 8. Citations Bibliography How many? Reference Management
  9. 9. Research Document Supply Library account Books, journals, theses, conference papers
  10. 10. Contact Us T: 0116 252 2018 E: liblass@le.ac.uk E: libstem@le.ac.uk @gsreadingroom Help Graduate School Reading Room www.le.ac.uk/library/for/researchers

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