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Tue 1 Dec 2020
10:00 - 11:00

Venue: Cambridge University Libraries Online

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Literature Searching for Psychology Postgraduates and Researchers

Tue 1 Dec 2020


This session equips participants with all the fundamental skills that they need to build and execute effective search strategies to locate and critically evaluate relevant materials for literature reviews, projects and other related research activities. The structure of the session will move through the processes of basic keyword generation, constructing search strings, understanding which resources to search, developing critical evaluation skills to assess quality and relevance of found items, as well as some tips on how to keep up-to-date with new research developments.

This session is tailored to those researching and studying within the Department of Psychology and will demonstrate specific resources such as PsycInfo.

This session will be delivered using Zoom so please ensure you have it installed ahead of the session. A joining link will be sent out as part of the booking confirmation process.

If you require any help before the session, such as accessibility support, please email the Deputy Librarian for Biological Sciences, George Cronin (, for further assistance.

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Postgraduate students and researchers associated with the Department of Psychology


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 1 Dec 2020   10:00 - 11:00 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge University Libraries Online George Cronin,  Daniele Campello
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