Interactive module that covers advanced searching strategies in the Scopus database. Search concepts covered include:

  • Search Fields
  • Wildcards
  • Truncation
  • Proximity Operators
  • Stop Words
  • Phrase Searching
  • Citation Searching

This interactive module introduces grey literature and its use within the academic environment. Lessons focus on creating a search strategy for grey literature, along with suggestions on where to search for high-impact grey literature.

Integrated lessons for the Math Communication Courses, focused on where to find information, how to evaluate information, and how to search for information.

This interactive module provides an overview of the main elements required to formulate a systematic search strategy.

Interactive module on finding images online, including copyright considerations.

A step by step guide for using the Library's catalogue and performing a simple search.

A brief explanation of the Get it!@Waterloo button. See this Getit@Waterloo guide for more detailed instructions.

A guide for authenticating as a member of Waterloo, to access online resources found in the library catalogue.

A set of interactive modules that introduce Boolean logic and searching. 

An infographic presenting the coverage and use of the Scopus database.