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HDR Literature Review Plan

Google and Google Scholar

Google and Google Scholar are fantastic search engines that can significantly boost your literature searching. They are particularly useful when searching for grey literature, e.g. working papers, government reports, statistics, conference papers, patents, blogs, webpages etc.

Although they appear to be simple to use, unfiltered Google and Google Scholar search results can be overwhelming.  However, there is a simple way to search these search engines like a pro!

Work through the short module below for tips and techniques that can help you search Google and Google Scholar more effectively.