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Subject Librarian

My name is Victoria​ and I'm the Subject Librarian for Humanities and Social Sciences, responsible for the School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music; the School of History and Geography; the School of English; and the School of Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge in DCU Library.

You can email me or ask for me at Library Reception in Cregan Library, St Patrick's Campus.

Email: victoria.smyth@dcu.ie

Phone: 01 700 8327

Introduction

Image:'View over Lough Tay, Wicklow Mountains' © copyright Mike Searle and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons licencing

Welcome! This guide points to the wide range of high quality Library resources available for geography.

The Library holds lots of books, journal articles, and government publications that will help you in your studies. We'll show you how to sift efficiently and critically through information on the internet so that you can go straight to what you need. Ask us about citing and referencing your sources - we can help with that too!

This guide will help you find material on your reading list and begin independent research.

Click through the tabs to learn more about:

  • finding books and ebooks
  • finding a specific journal article
  • finding journal articles on a topic (by searching a database)
  • citing and referencing your sources

Trial Spotlight May 2018 - SAGE Research Methods

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Value Proposition

Sage Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Acting as the ultimate methods library, Sage Research Methods provides more than 1,000 books reference works, journal articles and instructional videos.

Audience

Addressing the needs of multiple stakeholders, from students learning how to conduct research to faculty conducting research for publication; this resource will benefit students, faculty and researchers alike.

Potential Usage

Ten Top Tips for Designing a Questionnaire

In this brief animated guide to questionnaire design, these tips provide insight into how to assemble a questionnaire to suit a particular study.

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