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Information Skills

Finding and Using the Right Resources

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 176
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Macmillan Study Skills

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Paperback - 9780230222502

15 March 2011

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14 April 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...

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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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Covers the skills integral to all undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, such as where to find key information and how to carry out a literature review
Offers international students a valuable insight into the range and type of resources available to them in the UK academic environment


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.
 

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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.
 

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