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Literature Reviews: Searching for Articles and Research Papers Effectively Online

Time to crack on with your literature review and don’t know where to start? This hands on session is aimed at final year undergraduate and postgraduate students and will help you to plan your searches and use time saving search techniques to find the most relevant academic sources. Learn how to use subject specific databases to find high quality academic journals and research papers.

This workshop is a webinar and will take place on Adobe Connect.

 

It is recommended that you download Adobe Connect onto your device ahead of the session (https://helpx.adobe.com/uk/adobe-connect/get-started.html).

 

These are instructions for testing Adobe Connect ahead of the session:

Task 1

1. Go to http://mmu.adobeconnect.com/testroom/

2. Login as a guest. Simply type your first name into the Name box and click on the “Enter Room” button.

3. Follow the instructions that you will find on the main screen to run the audio set-up wizard. This will allow you to check that you can hear audio from other participants and that they can hear your own audio.

4. If you encounter any problems, please contact us for help within 24 hours of the course start date.

Task 2

Run the Adobe Connect Diagnostic Test by clicking on the following link:

https://na1cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

• The test should take less than 1 minute to run

• If everything is OK, you should receive 4 ticks on the screen

• If there are any issues with your set up, you will be prompted/instructed to take appropriate action to rectify the problem

• You should then run the test again

• If you continue to have problems, please email us for help

 

It is important that we sort out any issues before the event so that you can participate fully using Adobe Connect. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you are having any problems at Library@mmu.ac.uk.

Related LibGuide: Literature reviews by Digital Library Services Team

Date:
Thursday, 1st October 2020
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Audience:
  Open to all  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 75 seats available.

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