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Information Skills
Finding and Using the Right Resources
 
 
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14 Apr 2010
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Skills for finding information are essential for academic study and beyond. This illustrated guide provides practical advice on how to source and use the right resources.  It includes guidance on how to carry out a literature review as well as the skills needed for finding and evaluating information.


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Skills for finding information are essential for academic study and beyond. This illustrated guide provides practical advice on how to source and use the right resources.  It includes guidance on how to carry out a literature review as well as the skills needed for finding and evaluating information.


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Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
PART I: FOUNDATIONS
Back to Basics - Understanding and Categorising Research Material
The Literature Review
PART II: FINDING RESOURCES: WHAT, WHERE AND HOW
Online Resources Provided by Libraries and the Academic Community: Part I: Journals and Books
Online Resources Provided by Libraries and the Academic Community: Part II: Other Resources
Going it Alone on the Internet
Referencing and Plagiarism
Summary of Concluding Points
PART III: GLOSSARY
Glossary
Bibliography
Index


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JONATHAN GRIX is Senior Lecturer in Political Studies in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. He has published widely on the research process, including Demystifying the Research Process (2001), Research Methodologies in Contemporary German Studies (editor) (2002) and The Foundations of Research (2004).

GERALD WATKINS is a Subject Advisor in Library Services at the University of Birmingham, UK. He has taught information skills to undergraduates and taught research postgraduates, as well as more specific sessions on official publications, statistical sources and reference management software for information services at the University of Birmingham.