Research skills

Search strategies

Planning your search process will help ensure you find relevant information from appropriate sources.  The planning stage requires you to think about some key issues relating to your topic and then you are ready to search for the information itself.

When planning your search you should think about:

This book will take you through the process of planning your search.

Search strategies summary (PDF opens in new window)

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