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How to find information : a guide for researchers

Author: Sally Rumsey
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Researchers need to find information to inform their work and support their arguments. This book works through the process, from planning to evaluation and results.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Rumsey
ISBN: 0335214282 9780335214280 0335214290 9780335214297
OCLC Number: 1050127461
Description: xvii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The information-gathering process --
Using a library --
Formats of information sources --
Finding information about existing research --
Identifying the information need --
Resource discovery --
The online searching process --
Citation searching --
Resource location --
Using the world wide web for research --
Accessing materials --
Evaluation of resources --
Citing references --
Keeping records --
Intellectual property and plagiarism --
The research community and keeping up to date --
The changing landscape of research.
Responsibility: Sally Rumsey.

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