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Starting your dissertation: using search strategies and tools

We will cover the following: 

  • Keyword searching, techniques and strategy
  • Literature search v literature review
  • CityLibrary search and Library guides
  • Journals A-Z and BrowZine
  • Databases A-Z
  • SAGE Research Methods online & SAGE Campus
  • Reference management software
  • Google Scholar and browser extensions
  • Practice and the opportunity to reflect and ask questions.       

Law students may wish to book on to this workshop instead: Legal research for LLM dissertations  https://libcal.city.ac.uk/event/3892618  

How do I attend?

Please sign up by following the link on this page. We'll  then send you an email with a link to join the workshop in Microsoft Teams an hour before the start time.

The Microsoft Teams application enable us to make voice calls, video calls and screen sharing. To use Microsoft Teams application, you will need:

  • a computer
  • a reliable internet connection and
  • quiet space at the time of the workshop


Wednesday 20 July 2022
11:00am - 12:30pm
Online Workshop
Event organiser:
Diane Bell
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Registration is required. There are 27 seats available.

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