Chapter 2: Locating information

Learning objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to …

  • connect your information needs and search strategies to appropriate search tools,
  • differentiate between open and paywalled materials,
  • analyze your search results to identify relevant materials,
  • use call numbers and related information to locate items within the library, and
  • locate online materials effectively using Google Scholar, Quick Search, and article indexes.

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