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Searching Google and other Search Engines: STM

Searching Google,  Google Scholar and Other Academic Search Engines:

Science, Technology, Medicine (STM)

 

Please book your place at http://ucd.libcal.com/events

 

Overview

This workshop will outline effective searching techniques when using Google, and also demonstrate a range of other search engines, particularly academic search engines. It will focus on resources and search examples in STM.

 

Objectives

  • To conduct effective and planned searching of Google
  • To explore type-specific search engines
  • To locate quality websites

 

Content

  • How to conduct effective and planned searching of Google using advanced search options and limits
  • Use of other Google services such as Google Books, Google Scholar and Google Arts & Culture
  • Use of specialist search engines e.g. Zanran (for statistics), Base Bielefeld (open access resources); WolframAlpha (computational)
  • Website evaluation

 

Attendance at this workshop / presentation may satisfy the CPD requirements of some professional bodies; a certificate of completion can be supplied upon request.

Date:
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Information Skills Room
Library:
Health Sciences Library
Presenter:
Julia Barrett, Head of Research Services, UCD Library

Event Organiser

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Julia Barrett

Research Services Manager
UCD Library

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