Literature searching training

Library Services' Research Skills Team offers a range of training and support for literature searching.

Systematic Literature Searching online canvas course

Our self-enrol Systematic Literature Searching Canvas course provides teaching on:

  • Developing a search strategy
  • Undertaking a literature search
  • Keeping records and managing results
  • More search tips and techniques

Literature Searching: hints and tips for researchers (workshop)

Course description

  • Planning a search strategy
  • Keyword, free text and subject heading searching
  • Boolean and proximity operators
  • Managing your results

Audience

PGR research students and above.

Course duration

2 hours

Course dates

  • Tuesday 9 November, 10:00-12:00 – Booking is through the SuperSaas system. You will need to register for an account the first time you use this. 
  • Thursday 9 December, 10:00-12:00 – Booking is through the SuperSaas system. You will need to register for an account the first time you use this.

Please note: all our workshops are subject to a minimum registration requirement. If this is not met the workshop will be cancelled and you will be offered a place on an alternate date.

Researchers with disabilities

Please contact libraryresearchskills@contacts.bham.ac.uk if you have any support requirements resulting from a physical, sensory, or hidden disability, mental health, or a specific learning difficulty. We would be happy to provide assistance to ensure your time with us is enjoyable.

Further help

The Research Skills Team also offer one-to-one appointments and bespoke workshops.

Colleges

Professional Services