- Learn what is literature mapping
- Explore various literature mapping tools
- Learn new approaches to finding research beyond traditional databases
Literature mapping is a method for discovering and exploring connections among scholarly peer-reviewed articles on your research topic. It uses graphical methods to plot relationships among published scholarship (e.g., links via citations, authors, keywords, other descriptors). Literature mapping can help researchers see patterns that otherwise might not be evident. In this introductory workshop, Life Sciences Librarian Dan Kipnis, will present various literature mapping techniques and online tools (i.e. Elicit, Semantic Scholar, and Research Rabbit) to help researchers discover scholarly literature beyond using traditional databases.
Skill levels for attendees: Little to no experience, Some experience
Software requirements: None
Workshop offered as part of Rowan University Libraries workshop series.
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Kipnis, Daniel G., "Introduction to Literature Mapping Tools" (2023). Library Workshops. 21.