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Business_selecting key discovery tools for business research
A guide on where to search for the types of information you may use in your research, including: ~finding research handbooks, textbooks and monographs ~search engines and databases for finding journal literature in business research, including academic and practitioner articles ~finding high quality journal literature and links to citing papers and related literature (Scopus and Social Sciences Citation Index) ~Business databases for finding journal literature ~databases for business news and analysis ~databases for company information ~databases for economic and demographic data ~databases for market, industry and market research data ~databases for video, business cases and research methods ~specialist databases subscribed by the Business School ~finding grey literature (working papers) ~advanced searching on Google ~Google Scholar settings

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Business_Getting started with literature searching
~The literature review – how it contributes to planning your literature search/search strategy ~How searching works – how records are retrieved ~Generating search terms (keywords) - ways to identify relevant search terms ~Where to start…Library Search (and how it compares to Google Scholar) ~Some search examples – how to create a search query ~Useful features of Library Search – value added features to help with evaluating search results and finding related literature (research hacks to find papers) ~Locating previous dissertations

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Library Search Guide
Guide to using Library Search

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Critical appraisal tools for evaluating information sources
A short guide with links to appraisal tools for evaluating information sources for credibility, authority, bias and relevance. ~CRAAP Test (California State University) ~PROMPT Tool (Open University) ~CASP Checklists (Critical Appraisal Skills Programme, Oxford)

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Education - selecting key discovery tools for education research
A guide on key search tools and databases for education students doing dissertations or research projects. The guide includes information on: ~ finding textbooks, research handbooks and research monographs ~ finding journal articles ~when to use a search engine and when to use a database ~ multidisciplinary research databases (Scopus and Web of Science) ~subject-specific databases for education research ~overview of ERIC, BEI, Professional Development Collection ~searching for journals in the library collection ~Google - advanced searching ~Google Scholar settings ~getting material outside of the library collection ~links for EndNote software downloads and training guides

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Effective searching: Boolean, search operators and complementary search techniques.
A guide to searching, including: ~ How searching works ~ Boolean operators ~ Phrase searching and proximity searching ~ Truncation and wildcards ~ Field searching – how to use it ~ Using controlled vocabulary and database thesauri ~ Complementary search techniques – citation searching

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Education_getting started with literature searching
A guide for students doing a dissertation or research project. Guide includes information on: -The literature review – how it contributes to planning your literature search/search strategy - How searching works – how records are retrieved with different search techniques - Generating search terms (keywords) - ways to identify relevant search terms - Where to start…Library Search (and how it compares to Google Scholar) - Some search examples – how to create a search string - Useful features of Library Search – value added features to help with evaluating search results and finding related literature (research hacks to find papers) - Locating previous dissertations

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Sage Business Cases - guide for staff - accessing Teaching Notes
This is a guide for teaching staff at the University of Glasgow. The guide has short instructions on how to create a profile in order to access Teaching Notes on the Sage Business Cases database.

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Searching - tips for effective searching
A guide to searching. Explains the main search operators to use for effective searching: Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT; phrase and proximity searching; truncation and wildcards. Introduces field searching and provides screenshots as examples. Gives advice on how to build a search using operators and keywords with examples. Provides advice on using citation networks (reference lists and citing literature) to find relevant material.

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Searching - keywords and controlled vocabulary
This is an introduction to using keywords and controlled vocabulary for searching. It gives advice on how to generate relevant keywords - using your existing knowledge; from key textbooks, handbooks and research monographs and from published journal articles. It includes screenshots as examples. The guide introduces controlled vocabulary and its advantages in searching.

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Finding eBooks
How to search for eBooks using Library Search, the main Library search tool. It explains how the book search works on Library Search (what is searched). Provides guidance on searching for specific books; searching for books on a topic and searching for books by specific authors. Explains what information is included in book search results, including summaries and tables of contents. Provides guidance on how to create a book list in a reference format (e.g. Harvard).

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A quick guide to sharing and tracking your research outputs
Booklet with tips and links to tools to help you share your research and track impact.

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Managing your ORCID
A guidance document on how to connect your ORCID to your University profile, importing publications from ORCID to Enlighten and how to export publications from Enlighten to ORCID.

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Endnote on Web of Science
Intro guide to using Endnote on Web of Science

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Managing Your Reputation: ORCID & Scopus
A presentation on ORCID for research staff in November 2017

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Books in High Demand
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