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the Smart way to find literature - online course

the Smart way to find literature - online course Online

Open to all levels but particularly suited for people with little experience in literature finding

Are you looking for reliable academic information and literature for your paper, article, thesis or dissertation? Would you like to know which (online) sources you can access, such as databases and journals? If so: this workshop is for you. Once you have completed it, you will know how to set up a well-considered search strategy. This approach will help you to obtain more relevant and current search results.

 

You will also learn:

 

- how to evaluate the reliability of information you find

- which standards an academic article / publication must meet

- how to formulate a search question and break it down into key words

- how to combine search terms, using AND, OR and NOT

- Construct a search strategy

- Find a quotation

 

Preceding the course:

Study Libguides https://libguides.vu.nl/a-all and https://libguides.vu.nl/b-all

Exercise: Web of Science  Combine search terms deep sea drilling with oil spills

Check differences between AND, OR & NOT

We will discuss the results at the start of the workshop

 

Two days in advance you'll receive a ZOOM invatation by email

Related LibGuide: Course A - All disciplines by Rick Vermunt

Date:
Friday, November 6, 2020
Time:
10:00 - 11:30
Time Zone:
Central European Time (change)
Categories:
  Information skills > Find Literature  
Online:
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