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Before you start
STEP 1: STARTING out
STEP 2: FINDING
- Boolean Logic
- Phrase searching
Information finding tools:
- Databases (incl CD Roms)
- Dewey (DDC)
- Almanacs & yearbooks
- Grey literature
- Broadcast media
- Conference proceedings
- Government publications
STEP 3: EVALUATE
STEP 4: Legal and ethical USE
STEP 5: COMMUNICATE
What is a conference?
A conference is a meeting where people in specific subject fields
get together and share information by having discussions, presenting
papers, posters, etc. There are thousands of different conferences
held every year all over the world.
What are conference reports/ proceedings?
These reports/proceedings of a conference provide information about a
conference and are also the published form of the papers that were presented
at the conference.
What type of information will I find in conference reports/proceedings?
Conference papers and proceedings can provide very useful information.
They usually contain the latest and newest research and findings by specialists
in a particular field.
Where can I find conference reports/proceedings?
- Your Library will have a certain number of conference reports
and proceedings available. Search on the OPAC to find them.
- Many of these reports and proceedings are also available on the Internet.
See the following example. Sixth
International World Wide Web Conference