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Researching: Welcome

About this guide

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This guide is has been created for MPhil/PhD students, especially those taking the 'Information and Literature Searching' course.  It provides useful information for researchers working in the field of education and the social sciences and will introduce you to the the research skills required to begin your literature review.

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The Creative Commons license grants you permission to copy this guide, in part or in its entirety, as a template in your own LibGuides system as long as you credit the author and the UCL Institute of Education on your copy.