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Skills Team Workshops: Finding quality journal articles for undergraduates

Finding quality journal articles for undergraduates

About this workshop

Workshop description

Struggling to find those quality journal articles that you need for your assignment?

Come along to this workshop to learn tips and techniques to enable you to find good quality journal articles using library resources.

The Library subscribes to a wide range of databases which you can use to find quality journal articles. These databases spread across a number of subject disciplines and this session will look at multidisciplinary as well as subject specific resources.

The workshop will provide an opportunity to develop the essential search techniques that you will need to perform your searches effectively, providing the necessary skills to find quality journal articles.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify key search terms and discover smart ways to search
  • Effectively look for quality journal articles using the Library Search and Subject databases
  • Conduct an advanced search using appropriate techniques
  • Limit and filter searches accordingly to narrow or broaden results

Who this workshop is for

Ideal for undergraduate students who need to find quality journal articles. Students from schools across all disciplines will benefit from attending this workshop.


This workshop is run by an Academic & Library Specialist from the Brynmor Jones Library Skills Team.

Workshop format & availability

Video workshop

This workshop is available as a YouTube video series. You can watch it online at any time!

Relevant SkillsGuides

More information on this topic can be found on the following SkillsGuides:

Finding books and journals Planning a search strategy Databases