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As a university student, learning how to find the best resources for your research papers is a very important skill. But how do you get started, and what do you need to know? Why isn’t it enough to just search for everything using Google? This introductory session will walk you through the process of searching for scholarly information – including how to generate appropriate keywords, select databases, use filters and cite your sources. Presenters will share a variety of practical strategies and tips to save you time, and help you find the best information for your assignments!

In this session, participants will:

  • Learn how to develop and apply effective search terms 
  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of specific databases and search engines
  • Discover a variety of searching strategies and how they can improve the accuracy and relevancy of search results 
  • Define what peer-review is and why it matters 
  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of citation generators, and how to create a citation from scratch
Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Online
Categories:
  Undergraduate Students