Finding Information

This section explains how to effectively find information for your studies

2. - So if I can't just use Google and Wikipedia, where can I find the right sort of information?

2.2. Articles

What is a journal, and why might it be useful? Drag the correct words into the gaps below:

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You can use Library Search to find the full text of journal articles relating to your subject; watch the following short tutorial for an introduction to the most basic search technique - finding and retrieving the full text by using the title of an article. The example we'll use is a multi-author paper entitled:

  • 'High Throughput Parallel Fano Decoding', from the IEEE Transactions on Communications

Try this quiz to practice searching for some journal articles using the Library Search

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