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Search Engines for a Literature Search

At some point in time, nearly everyone has used the Internet to obtain information. From finding the symptoms of specific health conditions to locating the address of a local business, the Internet is the go-to resource for finding information in the digital age. For researchers, the Internet has provided a convenient resource for discovering information during the literature search portion of a research project. The purpose of performing a literature search is to identify and obtain high-quality information regarding a research topic. While this may sound easy compared to other parts of the research process, a literature search is a huge undertaking. There is an abundance of information that must be sifted through and assessed for quality, which at times can be overwhelming for even ...

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