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Literature searching for your dissertation

A guide to literature searching for your dissertation for students on the Social Work Dissertation Preparation Course. A literature search is an organised, thorough search of a range of literature…

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Advanced Skills: Developing a Research Strategy (October 2023)

This session gives an overview of things to consider when undertaking a search, where to look for material, advanced search techniques and where to find help. This is a recording of a live session…

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Searching and reviewing the literature 2: Academic literature databases

Recorded for Health in Social Science's course Research in Health (online). Part 2 of 2. Slides…

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Searching and reviewing the literature 1: Search techniques and preparation

Recorded for Health in Social Science's course Research in Health (online). Part 1 of 2. Slides…

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Literature Searching (Historical Research: Skills & Sources)

Being able to undertake effective literature searches is an important part of doing history. Knowing the strategies and tools with which to perform thorough searches to identify existing research and…

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Searching for literature: HSMII

This is an introductory session on literature searching for students on the Historical Skills and Methods II course (January 2023). A PDF version of the slides can be downloaded from the Attachments…

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Welcome to the Library, Part 2: Literature searching

This is the second of a 2-part introduction to the University Library for students doing the PgCert Advanced Social Work Studies - Mental Health Officer (MHO) Award, 2022-23. This session covers…

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Academic Support Librarians at the University of Edinburgh: from ASL and students perspective

Video scripted and created by Zofia Matuszczyk, Communications Intern, in collaboration with Academic Support Librarians: Christine Love-Rodgers, Marshall Dozier, Caroline Stirling and Angela…

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Cited Reference Searching (Library Bitesize)

Cited reference searching helps you find articles that have cited a key article (or articles) you already know about. This is a good way of following research forward and can also be useful in…

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Research Process (RP) - Week 8: Developing a search strategy and managing search results

This recorded presentation has been developed for the Research Process (RP) course, delivered online for MSc Strength and Conditioning, MSc Performance Psychology, MSc Physical Activity for Health…

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Literature searching for your Sociology project

This is an introductory session on literature searching for your Sociology project. It covers steps to follow in a literature search including how to search and where to search, managing your search…

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Literature searching for your dissertation - BSc Social Work (Jan 2022)

This is an introductory session on literature searching for your dissertation for BSc (Hons) Social Work students. It covers steps to follow in a literature search including how to search and where…

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(IAD-PGR) Finding Academic Literature (Science&Engineering)

This provides a brief introduction to resources and services available from the Library and will focus on how to search using bibliographic databases. The main purpose of the session is to help you…

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4.5 Search and search manipulation

Internet and Society 2021

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Advanced Searching for OER: an Introduction

A tutorial on advanced searching for OER for the Foundations for All programme running in Kiryandongo and Kampala. Uganda in 2021.

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Introduction to Ovid Medline (Dissertation Festival)

This recording of a Dissertation Festival session provides an introduction to searching for literature on Medline using the Ovid interface. Medline is a database of over 25 million records of medical…

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