How To Find Information: A Guide For Researchers: A Guide for Researchers

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Apr 1, 2008 - Education - 248 pages
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This book enables researchers to become expert in finding, accessing and evaluating information for dissertations, projects or reports.
 

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Contents

The information gathering process
1
Making the most of a library
9
The type and detail of information required
23
Discovering relevant materials
29
The online searching process
49
Citation searching
79
Obtaining the full text
88
Using the World Wide Web for research
99
Intellectual property and plagiarism
144
The research community and keeping up to date
154
The changing landscape of research
162
Summary checklist
174
Using a library
178
Formats of information sources
194
Glossary
206
References and bibliography
208

Accessing materials
112
Evaluation of resources
124
Citing references
129
Keeping records
137
Web addresses
214
Index
219
Back Cover
224
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Sally Rumsey is leading the implementation of the Oxford University Research Archive, an institutional repository for research output at the University of Oxford. She was previously E-Services Librarian at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Academic Liaison Co-ordinator for the School of Arts at the University of Surrey Library, UK.

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