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Literature Reviews: Searching and Keeping Track

Workshop Facilitators

Susan Atkey and Sheryl Adam (Humanities and Social Sciences, Koerner Library) with specialized assistance from Katherine Miller and Mayu Ishida (Woodward Library), Wendy Traas and Emily Fornwald (Education Library), Susan Paterson and Keith Bunnell (Humanities and Social Sciences, Koerner Library), and others.

Workshop Description

This session is appropriate for students conducting literature reviews in any discipline.

Topics include:

  • what is a literature review?
  • finding the right databases
  • search strategies for databases
  • finding scholarly articles, theses and dissertations, books, and more
  • resources to help you keep track of your research

There will be plenty of hands-on time for searching, and assistance from the two presenting librarians.

Limit of 60 registrants.

Can't make it to this workshop? Check for additional dates or contact the subject specialist librarian for your subject.

**Health Science Researchers: this workshop does NOT cover how to do a Systematic Review.** 

This workshop is offered as part of our Literature Reviews workshop series.

  • Literature Reviews: Searching and Keeping Track
  • Literature Reviews: Analyzing (with NVivo)
  • Literature Reviews: Writing

These workshops compliment one another and can be taken in any order. See the full list of these workshops.

Location Details


Attendees are encouraged to update their Zoom desktop client or mobile app to Version 5.3.0 or later before the session if possible. This will allow them to self-select break out rooms by topic in the second half of the session. (Can't update? Not to worry, attendees with earlier versions of Zoom will be added to break out rooms by the moderators.) 
If you have any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs please email Susan Atkey at susan.atkey@ubc.ca.

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This event is online. Registrants receive the link 24 hours before the event. Registration closes at the same time.

Related LibGuide: Literature Reviews by Sheryl Adam

Thursday, October 22, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  Literature Review     Research Commons  
Sheryl Adam & Susan Atkey
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