In this post we will introduce you to Fame business database for researching companies in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

Search screen of Fame database.
Search screen of Fame database.

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Introduction

Fame is a database of information on companies in the United Kingdom (UK)and Republic of Ireland. Fame includes information…


In this post we will explore what to expect in the workshop and what you should do to prepare before you attend.

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Introduction

This session is for University of Manchester students. It will be particularly useful for those searching for literature and resources within Medical and Health Sciences databases.

If you are looking for more general support in searching you may find My Learning…


In this post we explore the process of critical appraisal, types of study and the key areas to examine when appraising a research article.

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Introduction

There’s a lot of research out there. Medline alone provides access to 5000 biomedical journals, with daily updates to the 10 million research articles. …


In this post we will explore the various features of EndNote that support the formatting of references in your writing including changing your referencing style and producing your reference list.

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Introduction

Reference management tools enable you to collect, store, organise and format your references in one place. …


In this post we will show you how to install EndNote 20 desktop, register for an EndNote online account and set up a new reference library.

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Introduction

Reference management tools enable you to collect, store, organise and format your references in one place. They allow you to produce bibliographies easily, in a variety of referencing styles. …


In this post we explore how to export reference files from different sources to import into your library. We will also show you how to do this manually.

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Introduction

EndNote allows you to import references from a number of sources such as Library Search, databases, Google Scholar and the web.

A lot of academic sources such as Library Search and databases…


In this post we will explore the reference management tools supported by University of Manchester Library

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Introduction

Referencing is a way of acknowledging the sources that you have referred to in your work, it is an essential part of your assignments. …


Listen to this podcast to find out which tools we recommend you use for referencing.

Choosing the right reference management tool for you podcast.

If you are unable to listen to the above podcast just read through the transcript below.

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In this podcast I’m going to talk to you about what you need to know about choosing a reference management tool.

Choosing the right reference…


In this post we explore the meaning of various terms used in searching and advanced searching of information.

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Adjacency tools

Adjacency tools are used to try and keep multiple words closer together in a search string to avoid them being split up.

For example:Chronic Pain’…

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