Professional Doctorate Literature Searching Workshop

The above session is geared towards Professional Doctoral students (in this case Educational and Child Psychology). (You can download the file – which is better for viewing – here [PDF].)

A number of useful resources are listed on the slides in terms of searching for resources elsewhere, these resources include:

search25 – searching collections in libraries that belog to the M25 consortium.
Copac – combined catalogues of major UK research libraries.
Worldcat – worldwide catalogue of mainly public libraries.
British Library – the UK’s legal deposit library (ie all UK publications must be deposited at the British Library).
Core – large open access repository searching repositories from across the world.
Suncat – journal holdings at other university libraries
ResearchGate – commercial repository of academic research (bit like a social network for researchers).

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