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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
This tutorial introduces first-year theater arts students to the basics of play analysis research and includes a discussion of popular and scholarly sources and essential terms. Keywords: theater, theater arts, play analysis
Learn to distinguish between popular and scholarly sources. Includes information on what is meant by the terms substantive, popular, scholarly and sensational as they apply to evaluation of different types of history sources. Includes practice activities. Keywords: popular, scholarly, history
Discover the benefits and pitfalls of relying on fulltext searching while also learning to employ more more advanced (and precise) search strategies. Keywords: MLA, full text, controlled vocabulary, fields, access points, JSTOR, Google Scholar
Discover how to leverage other scholars' work to fuel your own research using citation trails from relevant theses or dissertations as a starting point.
This tutorial assesses students knowledge of the research process from developing a research question to citing sources correctly. Keywords: research process