Conducting a successful literature search

A researcher’s guide to tools, terms and techniques

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Finding the information you need is rarely as simple as a ‘quick online search’. Getting support from a professional who knows all the tricks and tools of literature searching is often valuable and necessary. But what if a knowledgeable librarian isn’t readily available in your moment of need? Just turn to our handy guide for instant support.

This brochure will show you how to:

  • Use keywords, operators and filters
  • Decide when to utilize each of the search tools available to you
  • Understand the different types of literature that are available, from articles to patents
  • Determine the value and reliability of the information you have found