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Academic literature is not inclusive, there are many under-represented voices. This 1 hour interactive session will outline the difficulties in finding diverse voices and alternative sources, and will begin to explore the steps you can take to include a range of voices and perspectives in your literature search.
Suitable for students who are required to carry out a literature search and would like to include diverse voices.
By the end of this session, you will:
A copy of the slides and an accompanying handout are available for this session. There is a Diverse voices collection in the Open University Library, a selection of databases, websites and directories which explicitly seek to provide access to writers and resources from diverse groups who are typically under-represented in commercial publications.
An interactive recording of the session is available via the ‘View previous recordings’ link on the Diverse voices, alternative sources page.