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Search methods & techniques: Overview

Overview: Search methods & techniques

This self-paced guide is designed to get you through the search phase of your research.
It contains videos, exercises and handouts to practice these information skills:

  • distinguishing scientific from non-scientific information,
  • comparing internet and database searching,
  • database searching: methods and techniques,
  • using sEURch to find a journal article, look for literature by subject or to borrow a book,
  • effective use of Google Scholar,
  • accessing statistical and financial data.

The result should be that you are be able to find scholarly information efficiently in sEURch, library databases and on the internet.

Target audience bachelor

Prospective students, undergraduates, and pre-masters.