Form a Research Question
Keywords Worksheet
Evaluating Sources
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Introduction to College Research  

Short course designed to familiarize students with college research.
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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    Why use library databases?

    Learning Objectives

    After reviewing this tutorial, you should be able to do the following:

    1.       Given a broad research topic, use the 4W questions (who, what, where, when) to write a research question.

    2.       Given a research topic, pick out the key concepts and compile a list of search terms or keywords.

    3.       Given background information about Google and the Library, list two difference between the two related to content, organization, quality, or access.

    4.       Given a research topic and access to the library’s catalog, find one relevant book on your topic and record all relevant citation information.

    5.       Given a research topic and access to a general article index database, find one relevant article on your topic and record all relevant information.


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