Systematic Searching for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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Course Overview

This session looks at some of the more advanced search options and strategies that can be used when searching literature databases.

This session would be useful for anyone writing a review article for a journal, or who has to provide a literature review as part of a funding application. PhD students who want confidence in the strength of their literature review would also benefit from attending.

This session will help you

  • Locate advanced search options on the information databases relevant to you.
  • Test out different search strategies – including:
    • Keywords vs subject/index terms.
    • Systematic searching using search history functions.
  • Compare how to perform searches across different interfaces.
Aimed At

Early Career Researchers, Post Docs, Research Staff

* Postgraduate Researchers are eligible to attend but must book through


06 February 2020 1400-1600 (webinar)


Selina Lock, Library Research Services supports research students and staff in science, engineering and the life sciences with:

•             Finding information and literature searching

•             Using specialist library collections and databases

•             Using EndNote and RefWorks

•             Systematic Reviews

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