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Library Workshops: 3: Searching for Sources

Upcoming Schedule (click 'Register' link below): all Workshops go 7 to 8 pm (US EST)

Workshop Description

Research Workshop 3 focuses on search techniques, basic search tool functions and understanding publication types and the process of peer-review.

Learning Objectives: in this workshop you will learn how to...

  • Create several effective search strings in order to ensure search results are relevant and related to your information needs.
  • Articulate how to locate a variety of different kinds of sources using the Online Library.
  • Identify and use database results page limit options in order to effectively manipulate results and identify the most relevant sources.