This session is an introduction to 'Discovery', our new Library search tool and will be delivered online. It is open to all students and staff at all levels.
By the end of the session you will be able to:
The session will consist of a search demonstrations and practical task to enable participants can apply what they have learnt in the session.
University of Suffolk Information Literacies Framework
A. 1 Recognize the importance of using a comprehensive set of high quality, research-based resources.
A. 4 Decide which databases are most relevant to the student’s research.
A. 9 Develop in-depth search strategy on a wide range of information resources.
A.10 Use specialised information resources to retrieve information, where appropriate.
A.11 Assess the quantity and relevance of the search results in order to filter out irrelevant information and identify gaps.
A. 14 Select appropriate information from the range of results retrieved for the research topic.
A. 16 Keep a record of information searching activities.
Graduate Headstart Employability Mapping
1.1 Develop a strategy for using a range of skills to improve own learning and performance.
7.1 Reading, selecting, analysing and synthesising information from a range of sources.
2.1 Apply the methods and techniques that they have learned to review, consolidate, extend and apply their knowledge and understanding, and to initiate and carry out projects.
RDF (Researcher Development Framework)
A.1 Knowledge base
|Prerequisites:||Access to computer, login for MyUniversity of Suffolk. University of Suffolk username and password|
You may find the following online courses and tutorials useful.
General search help - The Information Skills Guide
If you are a health or nursing student then we have specialist information on literature searching for you. Find it here.