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Literature searching

Category: Research

Tags: faculty, graduate students, literature, postdocs, research

Join NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and undergraduates doing research.

In this session, you will learn how to do effective literature searching using search tools tailored to your area of research.  Avoid fruitlessly wasting time with unfocused Internet searches and learn to use professional tools and search strategies.  The workshop will cover a general research database while pointing out subject-specific tools relevant to the participants.

Workshop Pre-Requisites

Available to graduate students, postdocs, faculty, or undergraduates working on research projects.

Workshop Handouts

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KeywordSearchTips-Feb2016.pdf (274707 bytes) Keyword Search Tips
LitSearchWorksheet--2016Feb.rtf (56775 bytes) Planning your Literature Search

Online Resources


This workshop is not currently scheduled.

Please contact us to schedule this workshop or a personal consultation.

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