How to Find Information
A Guide for Researchers 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Sally Rumsey
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How to Find Information by Sally Rumsey
Book DescriptionHow do I find relevant information for my thesis, dissertation or report? How do I evaluate the relevance and quality of the information I find? How do I find the most up to date information in my subject area?Anyone setting out to research a topic, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level, needs to find information to inform their work and support their arguments. This book enables researchers to become expert in finding, accessing and evaluating information for dissertations, projects or reports. The book works systematically through the information-seeking process, from planning the search to evaluating and managing the end results. It suggests how to do this efficiently and effectively whilst using a range of sources including online bibliographic databases and the internet. This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the use of new technologies in research by offering the most contemporary information on: Online research Critical evaluation of resources Intellectual property rights Research communities The changing landscape of research information Subject-specific resourcesWritten by an academic librarian, this book provides key reading, not only for academic researchers, but for anyone working for commercial, public or government bodies who has to contribute to research projects.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780335226313
Classification: Research methods: general
Format: Paperback (233mm x 154mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Sally Rumsey
Sally Rumsey is leading the implementation of the Oxford University Research Archive, an institutional repository for research output at the University of Oxford. She was previously E-Services Librarian at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Academic Liaison Co-ordinator for the School of Arts at the University of Surrey Library, UK.
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