Preliminary search

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Learning objectives

This module introduces the search process, provides activities to practice preliminary searches, and outlines a set of available search tools and resources. By the end of this module you should be able to:

  • consider a systematic approach to searching the literature using a search methodology.

Applying the content to your resource log

As you progress through this module, consider, and refer to the requirements of the resource log and apply your learning to each question.

Resource Log

Preliminary search (3 marks)

List the key concepts, words or phrases from your research question and their synonyms or related terms. [See Module 2.2].