Finding information resources
Books and eBooks
Journal articles and databases
Evaluating your information resources
Citing your information resources
Enter your search terms and click Go
Get immediate access to ebooks through the View It tab, details of print holdings on the Get It tab
You may find you need to refine your results by limiting to resource type ‘books’ and/or ‘conference proceedings’ or narrow by topic
Enter search terms and click Go
To see the rest of this guide which explains the process fully, please view the attachment below.
Mind map tutorial showing how you can use a mind map to build your search strategy
This tutorial takes three minutes to view
Using boolean operators between the terms tells the database how to combine the terms in a meaningful way.
See document below for full instructions
This is a keyword search strategy. The most comprehensive search is a combined keyword and subject heading search.
To learn more, look at the online tutorial "Developing a search strategy".
Consider your initial search strategy to be a first draft. Use it to search a database, check the results, then adjust the strategy as needed. You may produce a number of drafts before the search strategy is in its final form.
Your search strategy will need to be modified for each database. See the database search tips to faciliate this translation process.
If you retrieve too many results:
If you retrieve too few results: