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Information searching and evaluation of sources

Learn more about different search techniques to make your searches more efficient. Find more information on different scholarly publications and how to evaluate sources.

Search technique
Search technique

Different search techniques can be used to improve and make your searches more efficient.

Finding previous research for your literature review
Finding previous research for your literature review

This guide covers two methods: chain searching and systematic searching.

Scholarly publications
Scholarly publications

To find and read different types of scholarly publications.

Evaluation of sources
Evaluation of sources

Assess the credibility and usefulness of sources.

Video about information searching

Film: The library search tool
The library search tool

More information about how to search for peer-reviewed articles in the library search tool.