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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 journal articles and books both in print and digital sources as well as using the search functions,
  • effective use of Google Scholar,
  • effective use of Google Books.

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.