Literature searching in the social sciences

Getting the best out of literature searches across the social sciences

  • Wed 17 Feb 21

    14:00 - 15:00

  • Online


  • Event speaker

    Sandy MacMillen

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Student Development Department

  • Contact details

This session will explore literature searching across the social sciences.It will cover where and how to carry out a high quality search. The main emphasis will be on journal articles, but other types of material will also be considered.

The second half of the session will introduce Scopus as a literature searching resource, going into detail about how Scopus can help you improve your searches.

Book onto this workshop through CareerHub or visit the Student Services Hub in the Silberrad Student Centre (Colchester) or the Forum (Southend).


For more information

Skills for Success are here to help you succeed in your studies and achieve your potential. We offer support and resources to help improve your writing, maths, research, study skills and English language, no matter what your discipline or level of study. All Skills for Success workshops can be booked via CareerHub.

Visit our academic skills webpages or go to the Student Services Hub in the Silberrad Student Centre to find out more about our services, and how we can help.