INTRODUCTION TO THE MODULE
GETTING STARTED WITH LITERATURE SEARCHING
KEEPING UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST RESEARCH
ACCESSING FULL TEXT CONTENT
PLANNING AND CARRYING OUT A LITERATURE REVIEW
This module is part of the RDF - Researcher Development Framework - series of modules and workshops. It has been designed to give postgraduate and early career researchers a practical overview of effective information literacy skills practices that are essential to the research process. The aim is to encourage researchers to embed best practice within their work from the earliest opportunity.
Topics covered include: keeping up to date with the latest research in your subject area, developing your search techniques, planning and carrying out a literature search, accessing full-text content, planning and carrying out a literature review, and evaluating and managing information.