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Guide to searching for information

Book open inside a laptopGuide to searching for information 

This guide will help you start looking for research for assignments, literature reviews and research.

Finding literature on your subject

The following databases are useful for searching for books, journal articles and other literature on a specific subject and identifying where you can find them online:

Search strategies for literature searching

This online tutorial uses a series of videos and activities to demonstrate some top tips for enhancing your searching skills. The extract below looks at how you decide what terms to use.