Improving your literature search strategy

Learn to improve your literature search strategy to get the best possible results when searching for information in databases. The postgraduate skills programme recommends this workshop as one of the five session to attend to further develop your research skills.


This hands-on session follows on the introductory Library induction to resources, services and training opportunities available to postgraduate students and academic staff and provides practical tips and tools to better equip you for the research phase during which you will gather information from literature.

Target audience:

New postgraduate students and researchers


Ability to construct effective search strategies for finding information in databases, based on the principle of analysing the research topic and employing related terms and concepts in different ways.


Hanlie Strydom
Elbie van Wyk


LC E-Classroom