Search techniques for Locate and other databases Online
To get the best results when searching using Locate and academic journal databases, you need to understand how these systems understand your search terms.
This session will cover:
- How to use Locate to find books, journal articles and more
- Key search operators, used to build effective searches
- Using this search logic on key databases subscribed to by Coventry University
Target audience: All students (may particularly benefit those with upcoming independent research)
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