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Searching Google and other Search Engines: STM

Searching Google,  Google Scholar and Other Academic Search Engines:

Science, Technology, Medicine (STM)


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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.



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



  • How to conduct effective and planned searching of Google using advanced search options and limits
  • Use of other Google services such as Google Scholar and Google Books
  • Use of specialist search engines e.g. Microsoft Academic, Base Bielefeld (open access resources), Re3data (datasets) etc.
  • 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.

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

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