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NTRES 3300 Natural Resources Planning and Management: Home

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This research guide provides helpful hints, approaches and links for conducting a thorough and comprehensive literature search for evidence to build management plans for case studies of conservation issues. This includes both the published literature found in scholarly journals, as well as gray literature such as government reports and conference proceedings.  Navigate the guide using the blue tabs above or the following links:    

Image credit: African elephant in Amboseli National Park, Kenya by Paul Mannix, via Wikimedia Commons,, CC BY-SA 2.0

Erica Johns

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Erica Johns
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Where do you start your research?

Where do you start your research?
Google: 19 votes (63.33%)
Wikipedia: 2 votes (6.67%)
Google Scholar: 4 votes (13.33%)
Web of Science/Knowledge: 3 votes (10%)
Other (which I'll explain in discussion): 2 votes (6.67%)
Total Votes: 30

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