It is important to record each search as you go using the template below if you need help. This template will help you: search systematically across multiple sources; write this section of the literature review; and help you keep track of your search sets as they develop. You may add or remove databases and other literature sources from the table as necessary. If you are unsure about how to use this template, watch the video below which demonstrates this process using MultiSearch as an example.
You can also use the library's Search Generator to formulate the search string. If you need assistance with this process, contact your campus library or ask your teacher.
Having trouble finding relevant resources for your assessment tasks? This tool will help you generate a search, which you can copy and paste into MultiSearch or any of the library databases to retrieve better results.
Follow steps 1 to 5 below to create a search that contains: key terms and their synonyms; Boolean operators; and symbols to search with wildcards, truncation and phrases.
If this is your first time using the generator, you should read through the following pages in the Information Skills guide to better understand the process:
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