“The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.”

Isaac Asimov, Russian-born American author and biochemist


Chapter 6: Instructions


PrimerIntroduction to chapter 6(00:00)
VideoUnit 0Agenda (01:24)
VideoUnit 1Context and relevance(02:48)
VideoUnit 2Information sources(02:33)
BookSubchapter 6.2Read and take notespp. 105-106
VideoUnit 3Types of literature(14:40)
BookSubchapter 6.3Read and take notespp. 106-111
VideoUnit 4Appraisal of references(11:29)
BookSubchapter 6.4Read and take notespp. 111-117
BookSubchapter the problem ‘Citation indices’p. 129
BookSubchapter the problem ‘Peer review’p. 129
VideoUnit 5Literature search(15:37)
BookSubchapter 6.5Read and take notespp. 117-126
VideoUnit 6Summary(01:54)
BookSubchapter 6.6.2Test your knowledge: question 1 to 37pp. 128-129


Literature search, references, information sources, monographs, textbooks, academic journals, concise dictionaries, edited works, working papers, conference proceedings, white papers, green papers, technical papers, consultation papers, manuals, legal sources, legal documents, appraisal techniques, citability, credibility, peer review, journal rankings, grey literature, Internet search, libraries, information access, information retrieval, search strategies, headwords, keywords