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Developing your information searching skills
· how to use Eolas to search for print and electronic sources
· how to search for peer reviewed articles
· pinpointing useful sources for your subject
· evaluating the information you find on the Internet
· the principles of copyright and referencing
Improving your research skills
· selecting and accessing databases
· creating search strategies
· advanced database searching
Free book websites
- bookboon.com Free online textbooks for students. Covers topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science.
- Corpus of Electronic Text (CELT) The online resource for Irish History, Literature and Politics
- Google Book Search Google has joined forces with a number of Libraries and publishers to provide free access to books, if you don't get the entire book, you might get to see a sample chapter or the table of contents.
- The Online Books Page Features links to over 30,000 free books on the web
- Project Gutenberg The Internet's oldest producer of free e-books
- Universal Digital Library Free digitized collection of over 1 million books and other material
- Women's Writers Online Texts by pre-Victorian women writers (1400 to 1850)
Postgraduate Research Support
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School Liaison Librarians
To ensure you are making the most of the resources available you can book an appointment with the School Liasion Librarian by email email@example.com
"EBSCO Open Dissertations is a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs to increase traffic and discoverability of ETD research. You can join the movement and add your theses and dissertations to the database, making them freely available to researchers everywhere while increasing traffic to your institutional repository.
This new collaboration extends the work started in 2014, when EBSCO and the H.W. Wilson Foundation created American Doctoral Dissertations which contained indexing from the H.W. Wilson print publication, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities, 1933-1955. In 2015, the H.W. Wilson Foundation agreed to support the expansion of the scope of the American Doctoral Dissertations database to include records for dissertations and theses from 1955 to the present. "(EBSCO 2018)
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