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  • Information Timeline more information

    Learn the process and timeline of information production, including details of the lifecycle of event coverage from initial news reporting to inclusion in academic resources. Provides contextual background to content and currency of informational materials; from daily periodicals and websites to books, journal articles, and reference resources. Keywords: research lab, English composition

  • Searching JSTOR more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on finding and evaluating articles from the JSTOR database. Skills taught include  constructing an effective keyword search, searching the database, evaluating search results, narrowing search results, and emailing citations and articles. Keywords: English composition, writing program

  • Searching JSTOR more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on finding and evaluating articles from the JSTOR database. Skills taught include  constructing an effective keyword search, searching the database, evaluating search results, narrowing search results, and emailing citations and articles. Keywords: English composition, writing program

  • Searching Academic Search Complete more information

    Learn how to search Academic Search Complete for scholarly and popular articles across disciplines. Keywords: English composition, writing program

  • Information Timeline more information

    Learn the process and timeline of information production, including details of the lifecycle of event coverage from initial news reporting to inclusion in academic resources. Provides contextual background to content and currency of informational materials; from daily periodicals and websites to books, journal articles, and reference resources. Keywords: research lab, writing program, English composition

  • Information Timeline more information

    Learn the process and timeline of information production, including details of the lifecycle of event coverage from initial news reporting to inclusion in academic resources. Provides contextual background to content and currency of informational materials; from daily periodicals and websites to books, journal articles, and reference resources. Keywords: research lab, writing program, English composition

  • Tutorial for Popular vs. Scholarly Articles more information

    Learn how to tell the difference between popular and scholarly articles, then take a brief quiz to check your understanding followed by instant feedback. Keywords: fundamental skill, articles, journals, research tips, selecting sources, English composition

  • How to Search Effectively more information

    Learn to create effective searches using keyword selection, combining keywords into search strings, and how to revise searches to find what you’re looking for. Includes practice activities. Keywords: Boolean, searching, English composition, writing program

  • Selecting Keywords more information

    Learn to choose the right keywords for different research questions Keywords: keywords, searching, writing program, English composition

  • Pros and Cons of Contemporary Issues more information

    Guide to locating library materials relevant to assignments dealing with pros and cons of contemporary issues. Recommended materials include specific databases, web sites and book series. Keywords: English composition, research paper, writing assignments, topics, position papers

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