Guide

Learning outcomes
Engineering students will learn about scholarly information: how to search for it, access and use it.
Searching for and accessing scholarly information
Understanding the nature of scholarly information
Evaluating information
Managing research with Endnote
Using scholarly literature in coursework
Conducting research 

Searching for and accessing scholarly information
Developing effective search strategies
How to search on a specific topic
Library tools to search for scholarly literature
Accessing databases
NTU Library engineering databases
Access journal articles & conference papers from Engineering Village
Engineering Village – video tutorial
Engineering Village – how to manage search results
Accessing e-journals
How to access e-journals
DR-NTU
How to access NTU FYPs and Theses
Onesearch
How to access books, e-books, and e-articles through Onesearch
Access NTU subscribed resources from the Internet
How to install & use Fulltext@NTU
How to configure & use Findit@NTU

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Understanding the nature of scholarly information
The difference between scholarly and popular sources
The structure of scholarly information; find out the different types of scholarly literature

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Evaluating information
Critically evaluating information sources
5 criteria to evaluate web pages

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Managing research with Endnote
Download EndNote
Endnote video tutorial playlist
Sign up for EndNote workshops
EndNote FAQ to troubleshoot

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Using scholarly literature in coursework
NTU academic integrity
Sign up for a Plagiarism and academic integrity workshop

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Conducting research
The research cycle
What is the research pathway?
The Literature Review
How to write a Literature Review
Learn how to write a review of literature

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