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This tutorial takes you through the steps of developing a focused research question from a broad topic. Keywords: research question, topic, narrow, English composition, writing program
Interactive tutorial teaching students to find a good research topic for an English composition assignment. Students are guided through using the English composition subject guide, CQ Researcher and Pro/Con.org, to find appropriate research topics. Keywords: fundamental skill, research lab, pro con, CQ Researcher, research process, topics, research question
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
Teaches history students how to locate databases from the UA Library Catalog and how to select which databases are most appropriate for a particular research need. Keywords: fundamental skill, full text searching
Will help instructors add and modify the Business Research/Library Tools tab into their Blackboard courses.
This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions for using the UA Library Catalog to locate articles from a citation. Keywords: activity, QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, catalog searching, finding journal articles, accessing electronic resources, LexisNexis Academic Universe, database searching
Online worksheet designed to prepare students for database searching through brainstorming ideas and using Boolean search logic. Keywords: Boolean operators, refining search results, effective search techniques
Learn how accidental plagiarism happens and how to avoid it. Keywords: fundamental skill, essay, research paper, writing assignments, documenting sources, academic integrity, citing borrowed ideas, plagiarism examples, plagiarism, English composition, writing program
This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the UA Library Catalog to locate a variety of materials. Skills taught include using keywords, finding books, conducting phrase, author and incomplete citation searches; finding journal articles, book chapters and book illustrations. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, Boolean operators, keyword searching, activities, English composition, writing program
This tutorial will introduce you to the different search capabilities of BizMiner. You will be able to search by industry and geographic region upon completion of this tutorial.