Need help with your assignments and research?
Follow the 4 steps to finding and referencing quality information for your assignments and dissertations.
Better Googling will help you get much better search results from Google Scholar.
Finally don't forget that you are always welcome to contact me, either call into the office on ML110 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. You could get a group of fellow students together and arrange a session.
Watch the video on keywords and their importance in searching for information
Evaluating your results.
Once you have have run your search in one of the databases or Google you need to look at what you have found and evaluate the results. Don't just assume the results are perfect for your needs.
Ask these questions
Are the results up-to-date?
Are the results reliable?
Are the authors authoritative?
Are the authors biased?
Watch the video for a look at evaluating resources