MultiSearch searches across most of the Library's resources, but it doesn't search everything.
To make sure you are finding all relevant literature, you can also search the subject databases included in each topic on the left-hand side. Research databases may be subject specific or cover many different topic areas. The search techniques you use in MultiSearch are usually the same ones you use in the subject databases. Click on the link below to learn more about effective searching;
Recommended Databases for Linguistics
Search topic: "second language learning and code switching"
Try using a concept grid to help organise your alternative words/phrases for each concept.
|Second language learning||Code switching|
|Language acquisition||language transfer|
You can string these similar terms together with OR to help you find more results
Then you can combine the groups for each concept together with AND
Try: "second language learn*" AND "code-switch*"
Click on the link below to find out more about how to identify search terms for your research;
Often, you will be required to find and use peer reviewed journal articles in your units.
Peer review refers to:
Peer review is important because:
How do you choose peer reviewed material?
Choosing peer reviewed sources for your assessment is a good idea, but there are other things you need to think about when selecting the right material. Click on the link below to learn more about how to evaluate sources;