Are you undertaking any research for a dissertation or project? If you are, you will need to do a literature search to identify relevant and appropriate material. This guide will give you simple steps and rules that will help you search more effectively.
This guide will help you to:
This guide is aimed at students preparing for their dissertation or final year project. Please note it is not subject specific. (Health students will find the CINAHL and Critical Appraisal guides more relevant to their needs)
Download the following document and complete the exercises in conjunction with the PowerPoint presentation above:
You may find it useful to use a search record form to keep note of your searches and results. Click on the link below to download a blank form.
If you find an article that is particularly relevant for your subject you can often follow links within that record to find other useful articles: