Effective searching for information: planning your search strategy

Wednesday 29 January 2020, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Venue

Open to

Postgraduates, Undergraduates

Registration

Free to attend - registration required

Registration Info

Registration required

Event Details

This interactive workshop is aimed at students and researchers who wish to learn how to search for information effectively, perhaps for a dissertation or literature review...

This interactive workshop is aimed at students and researchers who wish to learn how to search for information effectively, perhaps for a dissertation or literature review.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Consider your information needs for a particular purpose
  • Use subject guides to discover what the Library has to offer
  • Formulate a search using keywords and Boolean operators
  • Construct a search in a relevant database
  • Reflect on strategies you can use to improve your confidence and information skills

Bring along your own topic to try out some of the techniques during the session.

Speaker

Lesley English & Tanya Williamson

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Website

https://lancaster-uk.libcal.com/event/3419585