LITERATURE SCANNING

LITERATURE SCANNING

HOW TO LITERATURE SCANNING WHEN PREPARING ACADEMIC STUDY
 
In academic studies, it is appropriate to make a literature review on the subject before writing. This study can be a master's or doctoral thesis or an article. How is the literature searched? In this article, a few suggestions are given.
 
While preparing your thesis title, it is useful to search literature. You can browse this via the internet or library. Today, it has become quite easy to search the literature on the internet. You can use the search engines directly or Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.com/) to do this. When searching the literature on the Internet, you can search directly by typing the title of your work directly at the beginning. It is useful to collect the research results that will contribute to your study by examining the search results one by one under your computer. In addition, these studies and contribute to your work to obtain the work of your thesis can be used as an effective way of writing.
 
Google Scholar thesis center (https://tez.yok.gov.tr/NationalTezMerkezi/giris.jsp) in addition to the Academic Center. It is recommended that you use the advanced search option when browsing. Be sure to use your keywords in advanced search. You can download the master's or doctorate theses about your subject by downloading to your computer. Take short notes while reviewing all your downloaded resources. Determine which part of your work to use. As you write the thesis, you will be relieved of the difficulty of scanning the source again.
 
Search your search engine in English by translating your work title into English. Download the resource to your computer to review. Translate the summary of the study. If you don't have enough foreign languages, you can use Google Translate for this. The summary of the study will help you to use this study in your own study. Search specifically the English of your keywords in your work. You can search your keyword using Ctrl + F in the English source you downloaded. You can also get an idea of ​​whether you can use the paragraph with your keyword by translating it with a translation program like Google Translate. Do not take the translation of the translation program exactly, but rearrange it using your own sentences without disturbing the meaning.
 
If your thesis includes specific theories, theories, or models, be sure to research them and include them in your work. Accessing the sources of theory or theory will give you more realistic information. Keep this in mind. However, if you do not reach the first source, do not settle for a single source when searching for theories, theories or models. Use resources that confirm each other. Duplicate the number of resources and try to move in a certain order as you type them. A theory or theory can be related to more than one subject. Research and incorporate the theory or theories that are most relevant to your work and relevant to your work.
 
When searching for literature in the library, choose the central libraries. When searching for literature, pay attention to the keywords in the library cards or computer programs of the sources. Perform advanced searches with your own keywords. Use more than one search type (such as, and, or). Thoroughly examine books, magazines or theses. If you have a chance to borrow the resource, take it. If not, make sure to photocopy the relevant pages, the cover of the source, the page containing the source information, or if you have copied the pages, make a note of the source information (author, date, publisher). Be sure to store such resources in a batch file so that they are ready to use and immediately accessible.
 
Do not rely too much on blogs or personal websites in your literature search. Because most of them are used as copy and paste. When the first source error is copied, it is reflected in other sources. So do your literature review through articles, theses and books. If the information you get from the scan is transferred from another source, try to reach the first source. If you do not reach, do not forget to use the reference source in your thesis.