The following videos and guides contain advice on how to get the most out of searching our Library databases.
Discovering Quality Information
The Discovering Quality Information eLearning module explains the different types of information you will need to use for your studies at Cranfield, and when they are useful. It is usually undertaken before you attend the face-to-face session we run during your induction programme.
Researching academic literature 1: the basics
Use of advanced search, phrase searching, Boolean (AND/OR/NOT) and the importance or searching for synonyms. (Duration: 3:56 mins)
Researching academic literature 2: wildcards, proximity operators, and selecting search terms
Using wildcards, proximity operators, and selecting search terms (Duration: 4:31 mins)
Researching academic literature 3: advanced search techniques
Building complex search strings. (Duration: 2:40 mins)