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Guide to Literature Searching

Your Literature Search: A step by step guide

This is a guide to effectively conducting a literature search.  By following the steps laid out here, you will save yourself time, effort and not a little frustration.  You will also have the added bonus of knowing that your literature search is as complete as reasonably possible and that you can proceed with your essay with confidence.

If you need help or have any questions about literature searching please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Academic Skills team. 

Siobhan Carroll

Carroll, Siobhan

Academic Skills / Marketing and Engagement Assistant
Email: siobhan.carroll@nuigalway.ie
Tel: +353 91495250/5229

Gabi Honan

Honan, Gabi

Academic Skills Assistant
Email: gabi.honan@nuigalway.ie
Tel: +353 91493895

Mary O'Leary

O'Leary, Mary

Academic Skills / Research and Learning Assistant
Email: mary.oleary@nuigalway.ie
Tel: +353 91492545