|Duration:||21 mins Recorded||Start Training|
This presentation provides an overview of how to discover and access online Library content for your research, assignments and dissertations. The session covers how to find resources including e-books, and journals, but also how to access these resources off-campus and find the full-text of journal articles. A PowerPoint version and a transcript of the session are also available alongside this presentation.
|Duration:||19 mins Recorded||Start Training|
Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond. This is a Panopto recording of a Library Skills for Success workshop. Please note that our Academic Skills face-to-face service is currently closed but we are offering online appointments for our UoS students and researchers at https://libcal.soton.ac.uk/appointments/academic-skills.
This interactive workshop will demonstrate the library search tools WebCat and DelphiS. You will learn how to find specific resources such as online journal articles and ebooks. You will also find out how can get help from the Library.
This interactive workshop will explore a variety of resources that you can use to find information for your assignments, including the library search tools WebCat and DelphiS and various open access resources. You will learn how to find specific resources such as online journal articles and ebooks. We will also briefly cover how to evaluate information and give guidance on how you can get more help or support in finding information for your assignments.
Starting out on your research project? Discover the essential information and skills that you will need: working with your supervisor, integrity in research, planning, literature review, time management, and data management.
|Duration:||16 mins||Start Training|
By the end of this activity you should should be able to:
-explain what a search strategy is
-idenfity key concepts and key words in a search question
-use search tools and techniques, such as Boolean operators, phrase searching and wildcards
|Duration:||6 mins||Start Training|
This tutorial takes you through some additional tools which will help you to develop your searching skills. It covers subject heading, thesaurus searching and citation searching.