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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 Liaison Librarian by email firstname.lastname@example.org
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EBSCO Open Dissertations contains more than 1.4 million electronic theses and dissertations from universities around the world. It includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations.
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