For information on using citation databases to locate and asses the literature please view our research performance guide which covers using metrics to measure the impact and quality of research.
use AND to narrow your search results by showing articles that contain both the 1st and 2nd concepts eg aviation AND crash
use truncation (indicated by an asterisk * after a stem word to find variations of that word eg assess* finds assess, assessment
use quotation marks to denote a "phrase search" eg "Sydney Harbour Bridge"
others may be available in specific databases - ie wildcard (replaces a letter within a word) or proximity operators - check the help notes
In most databases it's possible to narrow your search results by filtering or changing the order of the results list.
It may be helpful to limit results to:
It may be helpful to create an alert based on:
Citation databases like Web of Science, Scopus and Dimensions allow you to set up alerts so you'll be informed when an output is cited. A citation alert set up for articles particularly relevant to your research would enable you to keep up to date with new publications related to them.
Search Research Online for ECU thesis by School
Searching for theses by a School's name may sometimes bring up theses which seem a little displaced - this is due to the fact that historically, your School may have been aligned with different Schools or Faculties in the past.
Accessing the fulltext of ECU theses on Research Online?
- most ECU theses are now available in fulltext
- some authors have restricted the fulltext of their theses to current ECU staff and students (email email@example.com)
- a small minority of authors have totally restricted access to their theses
SCITRUS is a free content delivery service. Using machine learning to present research and news relevant to you. You can select your favorite authors, topics and journals to follow. The more you use SCTRUS the more it will learn what type of articles you want to read, you are also able to change settings to control if you only see the most relevant articles or all items that you might be interested in. You can also save articles to read later.
Literature reviews form a foundation of research and communication as well as informing practice. There are however common mistakes made when undertaking a research review that can lead to bias in any conclusions made. Neal Haddaway discusses 8 of these mistakes and possible solutions in the blog post: 8 common problems with literature reviews and how to fix them.
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