Need to search for literature for a research project?
Start with a search for books on the StarPlus University Collections
Then move onto searching for journal articles. The Articles and
Databases tab in StarPlus defaults to search Primo Central- a general,
multidisciplinary database. This will give you quick, quality results. Make
sure you have signed into StarPlus by clicking ‘University members’ at the top
of the page.
For a more specific search, use databases. Find the databases useful to
you on your Subject Guide: http://www.shef.ac.uk/library/subjects/subjects. Subject Guides also give links to other relevant
Search tips: Make sure you think about your keywords and any alternative
words or spellings that could be used. Learn more about constructing your
search here: https://librarydevelopment.group.shef.ac.uk/shef-only/info_skills/successful_db.html
Use the ‘Find it’ buttons in databases to check
access (Print and electronic) to articles of interest.