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Searching for literature: Historical Skills and Methods II

This is an introductory session on literature searching for students on Historical Skills and Methods II. A PDF version of slides can be downloaded from Attachments tab. - Introduction - Your…

From  Caroline Stirling on January 6th, 2021 0 likes 158 plays 0  

How to get the best from CABI resources (Dissertation Festival)

This session highlighted a range of online resources produced by CABI, and covered how you can use them to find information for your dissertation or research: CAB Abstracts – a bibliographic…

From  Marshall Dozier on December 3rd, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Effective literature searching in neurosciences

Advice and resources for effective literature searching in neurosciences. This video covers the following topics; Turning a research question into something searchable [0:46] How to do an…

From  Ruth Jenkins on November 20th, 2020 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Searching the Literature - MSc Critical Care

Literature searching tutorial for MSc Critical Care •Structuring your search for a topic •Where to find literature databases •Tips for keyword searching •How to get…

From  Marshall Dozier on November 10th, 2020 0 likes 94 plays 0  

IAD Finding Academic Literature - for CSE taught postgraduates

One of the first tasks a research student has to undertake is producing a literature review. This session will help by providing a brief introduction to library resources and services. The…

From  Heather Stewart on November 3rd, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

IAD Finding Academic Literature - for CSE PGRs

One of the first tasks a research student has to undertake is producing a literature review. This session will help by providing a brief introduction to library resources and services. The…

From  Heather Stewart on November 3rd, 2020 0 likes 0 plays

Getting the best from the Library: MSc Physical Activity for Health

A presentation for MSc Physical Activity for Health students on how to find and access research literature.

From  Ishbel Leggat on October 19th, 2020 1 likes 10 plays

HCA Using the Library for Honours research (3rd year)

In this session we'll look at going beyond your reading list and developing the research skills you require at Honours level. As you start to do your own research, this also means you may have…

From  Caroline Stirling on October 15th, 2020 0 likes 34 plays 0  

SPS Developing a research strategy

Being able to undertake effective literature searches is an important part of your dissertation or final year project. Knowing the strategies and tools with which to perform thorough searches to…

From  Caroline Stirling on October 15th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

SPS Going beyond your reading list

There is so much information out there and so many resources.....Where do you start? What is the best way forward? What direction are you supposed to take? Once you have the right information how do…

From  Caroline Stirling on October 8th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Getting the best from the Library: MSc Language Education

A presentation for MSc Language Education students on how to find and access research literature.

From  Ishbel Leggat on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays

Finding health information and literature searching for REBM

Introduction to finding literature to support research and evidence based medicine.

From  Ruth Jenkins on October 1st, 2020 0 likes 257 plays 0  

Search History to build a search

Using the Search History to build a search strategy CINAHL Plus for the Ebsco platform and MEDLINE for the Ovid platform.

From  Heather Stewart on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Finding Research Literature for Philosophy

A presentation for MSc Philosophy online students on how to find and access research literature.

From  Ishbel Leggat on September 22nd, 2020 0 likes 6 plays

PhD Law -Sources, Materials & Bibliography, Sept 2020

This session looks at: The literature searching process Accessing library resources Referencing Help and training A PDF copy of the slides are available as an attachment.

From  Donna Watson on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Search Techniques

A short video outlining some search techniques, including Boolean operators, phrase searching, truncation and wildcards.

From  Donna Watson on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0