Information Systems

Full list of library databases for Information Systems.

Upper tier titles | A-ranked journals | Additional titles | Trade journals | Professional management journals

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Search strategy | Where to search | Building on your research

Search strategy

  • Analyse your research question. Identify the important concepts within the topic.
  • Use dictionaries or encyclopedias to help define concepts or terms:
  • Choose keywords that describe the concepts and/or terms.
  • Determine whether there are synonyms and related terms that should be included in your search. A concept table can be a useful tool to assist with searching.

Search using various combinations of the keywords/concepts, synonyms and related terms.
For example: the use of information technology to support a company's decision making.

Concept table

Concept 1 Concept 2 Concept 3
information technology company decision making
information systems corporations  
computers organisation  

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Where to search?

The Catalogue finds books, journal titles, theses, multimedia and images.

Use Databases, Articles and more, or Google Scholar to search for articles.

For more detailed information on searching see the Business Information Skills Online Starting your search module.

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Building on your research

Here are some strategies that build on information you already have. Start with a book or article that is relevant to your research topic:

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