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The Neurosciences Subject Guide

Designed to be useful, relevant and user-friendly, this guide will provide you with access to a range of key library and information resources to aid your studies/research in Neuroscience. You can navigate this guide using the tabs across the top:

Journals & Databases    Books   Referencing & Writing   Multimedia Resources    Postgrad Research    Websites   

The majority of the print Neuroscience resources can be found in the Health Sciences Library located opposite Dunedin Hospital in the Sayers Building.

For further assistance with your research, please feel free to make an appointment to see the Neuroscience Subject Librarian Lynne Knapp (Health Sciences Library).

Useful quick links

Plan your search

Before you start searching the databases,  it helps to take time to plan your search.

 

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Step 1:  Clearly define the topic or research question

 

Step 2:  Divide the topic or question into separate key concepts

 

Step 3:  Select alternative search terms and synonyms for each concept

 

Step 4:  Consider using text word symbols such as truncation * and "phrase searching"

 

Step 5:  Select search terms to combine using Boolean logic - AND, OR, NOT

 

Step 6:  Select relevant databases via the Library homepage or your Subject Guide

 

Step 7:  When searching a database look for subject heading options

 

Step 8:  Run text word searches to complement subject heading searches

Step 9:  Review the results and modify your search strategy as required

Liaison Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka

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Lynne Knapp
Contact:
Health Sciences Library

Sayers Building

Ph: 479 7410

lynne.knapp@otago.ac.nz

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