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  • 1. Research @ the Library Library Instructor: Dana Longley
  • 2. How Do YOU Do Research?
  • 3. My Research Steps <ul><li>Topic </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words </li></ul><ul><li>Background Info </li></ul><ul><li>Create Search </li></ul><ul><li>Search Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>Cite Sources & Communicate </li></ul>Image: Reflect Learn Connect by Seattle Central Community College Library, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
  • 4. Develop Topic <ul><li>Dig deeper into your topic: </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm keywords (thesaurus, encyclopedia) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who: gender, ethnicity, economic status, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where: city, state, country, region </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When: current and or historical? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What / How: legal, social, economic, cultural, psychological, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Search <ul><li>AND : combine different keywords </li></ul><ul><li>teenagers and suicide </li></ul><ul><li>OR : combine synonyms or related terms </li></ul><ul><li>teenagers or youth or adolescents </li></ul><ul><li>Double Quotes : for phrases of 2+ words </li></ul><ul><li>“ drug abuse ” and teenagers </li></ul><ul><li>Parentheses : used to group synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>“ drug abuse” and ( teenagers or adolescents ) </li></ul>
  • 6. Evaluate <ul><li>Why evaluate? </li></ul><ul><li>Keep out &quot;rats&quot; (bad, inaccurate, or biased info) </li></ul><ul><li>Use a Rat TRAP! </li></ul><ul><li>4 Evaluation Factors: </li></ul><ul><li>T imeliness ( when? ) </li></ul><ul><li>R eliability ( how? ) </li></ul><ul><li>A uthority ( who? ) </li></ul><ul><li>P urpose ( why? ) </li></ul>
  • 7. Contact Us <ul><li>Empire State College Librarians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web & live chat (Ask-a-Librarian) : www.esc.edu/askalibrarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail : librarian@esc.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter : twitter.com/esclibrary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone : 800-847-3000 ext.2222 </li></ul></ul>

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