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How to Conduct a Literature Review

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The recording is 56 minutes long and contains a closed caption option.

Whether you’re working on a chapter for your dissertation or a section of a scholarly article, writing literature reviews is tough. But there are some tips that can help you to conduct effective and efficient literature reviews.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Determine which type of literature review you need to do (scoping review, systematic review, meta-analysis, etc.)
  • Search scholarly databases effectively for literature, including saving searches and setting up alerts
  • Utilize citation management software (Mendeley, EndNote, or Zotero) to keep your literature organized
  • Get personalized assistance from a librarian

Presenter: Joanna Thielen, Engineering Librarian


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How to Read Journal Articles

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The recording is 59 minutes long and contains a closed caption option.

Ever feel stuck while reading scholarly articles? Have a seemingly endless pile of articles to read but don't know how to start? Join the librarian for the ME department for a workshop on how to read scholarly articles effectively and efficiently. 

In this workshop, you'll learn how to:

  • Develop a personalized method for reading scholarly articles
  • Set up the ideal reading environment for you
  • Organize your articles with citation management software (EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, etc.)
  • Get personalized assistance from your ME librarian

Presenter: Joanna Thielen, Engineering Librarian, on behalf of the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Council group


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