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Using EndNote to manage references in systematic reviews
EndNote files and exercise handout for the course "Using EndNote to manage references in systematic reviews". Class video recording to follow.

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Using syntax to increase the sensitivity of a search strategy
Video showing a worked example of how to use syntax to increase the sensitivity of a search strategy.

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Supporting pre-registration of research projects
Document outlining the options for preregistration of reserach projects.

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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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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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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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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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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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Using Library Search
A guide on using Library Search, the main search tool on the Library homepage. The guide gives you information on what Library Search is, what information it indexes and how to use it effectively. You can use the contents pages to jump to the information you need, including searching, understanding search results and useful features like previews, citing literature and saving and exporting results.

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Appraising and selecting data for long-term deposit
A guide to appraising and selecting data for long-term deposit

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Library Search Guide
Guide to using Library Search

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