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Minoan women, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian retailers, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood stars look within the pages of this anthology. this isn't inevitably how they wearing the previous, yet how the authors of this publication imagine they wearing the earlier, and why they suspect so. No reader of this ebook will ever examine a reconstructed dress in a museum or at a ancient competition, or watch a movie with a old subject back with no heightened know-how of ways, why, and from what assets, the costumes have been reconstructed. The seventeen members come from quite a few disciplines: archaeologists, historians, curators with ethnological and anthropological backgrounds, designers, a weaver, a conservator and a pupil of favor in cinema, are all experts drawn to historical or historic gown who desire to percentage their wisdom and services with scholars, pastime fans and the final reader. The anthology can be steered to be used in educating scholars at layout faculties.

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Uk/) only provides electronic access to theses from those institutions that participate in the service. Materials not available in your own library If your library does not have the specific resources you require, then you may be able to use interlibrary loan services or you may be able to visit other libraries to access the information that you need. Make sure you speak to someone in your own library to find out the next steps for obtaining information available elsewhere. Summary This chapter began with an introduction to the keyword phase of information search and advised you to keep a record of the search activity.

The range of information sources available for complex searches In the following sections we work through the range of resources available to you. This guidance will be particularly useful for postgraduates working on a doctoral thesis or undertaking a systematic review. As Wade et al. (2006: 92) noted, ‘information retrieval is an essential component of the systematic review process, analogous to the data collection phase of a primary research study’. 2: •• •• •• •• •• •• Library catalogue. Digital library/electronic library.

Indd 26 27/01/2011 10:07:15 AM searching for information Developing online searches by identifying keywords and creating a search record Identifying keywords Subject librarians often refer to ‘keywords’ when searching databases. When you type in a search, rather than typing in a phrase or sentence, you will need to identify some keywords from your research topic. This enables the database to search for these words to retrieve relevant records. You might readily identify some keywords from your search topic – these are known as ‘natural language’ words.

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