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Time-saving search tips for the busy studentLucy Keating                                           University Library
How are you getting on?             Flickr: (CC-BY-2.0) http://www.flickr.com/photos/centermez/7104203797/
Search a              more           specialised            resource More      Found         Apply limitsspecificsearch   ...
Search a               less            specialised             resource   Use       Can’t        Truncatedifferent        ...
Start Narrow       broad  down           Keep          refiningRecipe for success!
Maybe you’re                                                                                 looking in the               ...
Keeping ahead                                                                          Alerts                             ...
Things to do                            Try out        Online 7 step                           different       dissertatio...
Contact us....     lib-help@ncl.ac.uk     @nulibarts; @nulibsoc;     @nulibsage; @nulibrs     facebook.com/NULibraries    ...
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Bitesize: timesaving tips

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Bitesize: timesaving tips

  1. 1. Time-saving search tips for the busy studentLucy Keating University Library
  2. 2. How are you getting on? Flickr: (CC-BY-2.0) http://www.flickr.com/photos/centermez/7104203797/
  3. 3. Search a more specialised resource More Found Apply limitsspecificsearch too (date, genre etc) terms much? Combine terms with ‘AND’ Flickr Commons: LSE Library
  4. 4. Search a less specialised resource Use Can’t Truncatedifferent your search find search terms enough? terms Combine terms with ‘OR’
  5. 5. Start Narrow broad down Keep refiningRecipe for success!
  6. 6. Maybe you’re looking in the wrong place altogether? Or perhaps it doesn’t exist at all?Flickr Commons/LSE Library and (CC BY 2.0) flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/4812269151
  7. 7. Keeping ahead Alerts Citation searching Social mediaFlickr Commons: US National Archives; San Diego Air and Space Museum
  8. 8. Things to do Try out Online 7 step different dissertation search guide techniques Literature search proformahttp://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/timesaving
  9. 9. Contact us.... lib-help@ncl.ac.uk @nulibarts; @nulibsoc; @nulibsage; @nulibrs facebook.com/NULibraries libguides.ncl.ac.uk Flickr the Commons: Smithsonian Institution

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