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Information Literacy Skills for Research (Engineering): Discover

In this section

In the DISCOVER section, you will find out about:

♦ Locate
   - Trace References
        -- Backward Search
        -- Forward Search
        -- Author Search
   - Search by Topic
        -- Topic Search
        -- Information Search Process
        -- Thesaurus Search
        -- Search Progression

   - Find It!@NUS Libraries
   - Proxy Bookmarklet
   - LibKey Nomad
   - Hardcopy Documents
   - Purchase Documents

Why Discover?

You want to know:

  • What is not done or what remains unexplored so that you can justify your research
  • What is done or what is already been researched to avoid replicating
  • Learn from previous research, the flaws, the gaps so that you do better research