Searching and Reviewing Scientific Literature

  • Martin H. Trauth
  • Elisabeth Sillmann
Part of the Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment book series (STEGE)


This chapter is on searching relevant literature, reviewing and ranking published books and journal articles, and extracting relevant information in the form of text, data, or graphs.

Recommended Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Earth and Environmental ScienceUniversity of PotsdamPotsdamGermany
  2. 2.BlaetterwaldDesignScientific PublicationsLandauGermany

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