Broadcast: Events

Literature searching with Scopus and Web of Science (online)

Friday 5 June 10:30 until 12:00
Speaker: Library Research Support team
Part of the series: Researcher Development Programme

Target audience: 
Doctoral researchers in the early stages from all disciplines

Workshop description:

Scopus and Web of Science are online databases which search thousands of peer-reviewed journals to find articles across all disciplines.

With useful guidance from the Library Research Support Team, this workshop will show you how to make the most of these two major resources and develop search techniques that you can transfer to other more subject-specific databases.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have

  • Learnt effective strategies for constructing & refining searches in Scopus and Web of Science
  • Had the opportunity to run your own search with guidance from Library Research Support staff
  • Been introduced to the Library’s subject guides

Workshop feedback:

  • "Gave me more ideas on how to refine my search. I actually found 10 articles which were directly related to my current research!"
  • "Really helpful & personable workshop leaders"
  • "Confirmed what I know & told me things I didn't know, which will improve my practice"

About the facilitators: The Library Research Support team support researchers at all levels across the University. They offer bookable one-to-one sessions tailored to suit your specific research needs, run various group training workshops, & organise seminars & events to engage with the research community on campus. Together with the Hive Scholars, the team also look after the Sussex Research Hive, the Library's dedicated space for researchers.

Please note: All attendees will be sent a link via email to join this online session before it takes place.

Follow this link to Sussex Direct to book a place

By: Adam Kreimeia
Last updated: Tuesday, 21 April 2020