Guide to searching for information
This guide will help you start looking for research for assignments, literature reviews and research.
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.
Email your librarian to get advice on carrying out a literature search, or to book a one-to-one appointment.
For those undertaking a systematic searches, please see the Libraryskills@ucl guides to develop your search techniques, as well as the Systematic Reviews guide.
Be sure to check your course Moodle pages too, for tailored advice provided as part of your programme.
If you are working on your dissertation or a research project for your academic programme, our guide will direct you to the support, resources and guidance you need.