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Do you run out of time if you end up getting to know a subject matter? have you learnt the place to begin? Is it tricky to get the proper info? no matter if you're doing examine for an essay or document, or collecting info for a undertaking or presentation, try to be in a position to positioned your arms on stable info fast. In a realistic, trouble-free demeanour Get nice info speedy explains how one can: * make a decision what details you really want * discover a course throughout the info maze of the web, libraries and journals * utilize your study time * organise, evaluation and current the data you discover The authors assist you get trustworthy details from the net with no losing time, and the way to exploit libraries, govt and different resources. They resolution universal questions and supply time-saving tricks. An appendix lists key sites which may even be accessed from the book's personal website. Get a head begin on discovering info with this ebook!

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By John Germov

Do you run out of time if you end up getting to know a subject matter? have you learnt the place to begin? Is it tricky to get the proper info? no matter if you're doing examine for an essay or document, or collecting info for a undertaking or presentation, try to be in a position to positioned your arms on stable info fast. In a realistic, trouble-free demeanour Get nice info speedy explains how one can: * make a decision what details you really want * discover a course throughout the info maze of the web, libraries and journals * utilize your study time * organise, evaluation and current the data you discover The authors assist you get trustworthy details from the net with no losing time, and the way to exploit libraries, govt and different resources. They resolution universal questions and supply time-saving tricks. An appendix lists key sites which may even be accessed from the book's personal website. Get a head begin on discovering info with this ebook!

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When journal articles are printed, summary details are also recorded on index and abstract databases, the printed versions of which have existed for some time. However, the computer age has revolutionised these databases and we focus on the electronic versions of indexes and abstracts such as those available on CD-ROM and via the World Wide Web. Before we explain these electronic databases, it is worth clarifying why it is important to use journals in the first place. Why use journals? Academic journals provide the main form of primary source material.

Often such publications are annotated bibliographies, with short descriptions `annotated' to each entry explaining what the publication is about. Such books can be helpful where detailed historical and analytical material is needed on a particular author or topic. L. S. (1981) 18th and 19th Century Architecture Books and Serials in South Australia: A Bibliography and Research Guide, Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia. C. ) (1989) The 1989 Neuro-computing Bibliography, 2nd edn, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

In Chapter 4 we discuss how to find relevant journals and journal articles. Here again you need to be careful not to rely on only a few sources of information or you are in Starting-point 23 danger of missing some relevant material or presenting a biased viewpoint. The funnel as a filter: Asking who, what, where, when and why/how Once you have a basic understanding of your topic, it is important to further specify the scope of information you require by asking `who, what, where, when and why/how' questions, such as: ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ Who: Do you need to know about specific individuals and/or organisations?

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