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CHE/MAE/MSE 593: Applied Project : The Process

How to do a literature review for SEMTE applied projects.

The process, step-by-step

  1. Prepare your tool kit

  2. Determine the topic and search strategy 

  3. Determine the appropriate type of information needed and what resources will find this information.

  4. Use your search strategy in the appropriate resources

  5. Examine the results and look for:
    • Other terminology used by the authors
    • Subjects (subject headings, descriptors, control vocabulary, thesaurus) used by the resource

  6. Export appropriate citations to RefWorks

  7. Refine the search strategy and repeat steps 4-6

  8. Set up alerts/feeds for appropriate resources

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