The purpose of this guide is to provide guidance on conducting review of research articles on a selected topic to help you:
Google Scholar is a good starting point to begin your research, assess how much is already published on your topic, and identify keywords and synonyms to expand your search.
It covers scholarly literature, including journal articles, scholarly book chapters, works from institutional repositories, pre-prints, conference proceedings, as well as patents and legal opinions. It does NOT include trade journals or magazines.
To ensure that you have access off campus to full text provided by the Libraries, establish your affiliation with the UTSA Libraries. Click the link for instructions:
Start simple and then improve by applying " " operators and adding synonyms. Put OR statements first.
"digital forensics" OR "cloud forensics" AND IoT
Google Scholar searching is not sufficient for a systematic literature review. Database searching is required for these reasons:
Search functionality differs among databases, but generally you can expect support for:
Review these articles suggested by Dr. Choo for methodology and overall approach to analysis and presentation. Listed keywords are supplied in the article metadata.