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Doing your literature search

These two videos show you how to prepare for and perform a literature search. The first video introduces literature searches and outlines their benefits and features. The second video includes information about the sources and techniques you can use to find the most relevant information. This information is also available as a written guide to Doing your literature search. We also have a guide to Effective database searching.

If you need to find out if the Library holds a specific article please see our video on Finding an article from a reference.

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Now you've learnt more about what a literature search involves, watch this video on how to plan your search:

 

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