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Research And Reference Material Ppt

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Review of the research process and reference material.

Review of the research process and reference material.

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  • 1. Research Mrs. Sample
  • 2. Steps to the Research Process <ul><li>Identify and develop your topic: </li></ul><ul><li>State your topic as a question. Identify the main concepts or keywords. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Find background information: </li></ul><ul><li>- Look up your keywords in the indexes of encyclopedias. Read articles to set up research. Note relevant items in the bibliographies. </li></ul>
  • 3. Steps to the Research Process <ul><li>3. Use Media and Books: </li></ul><ul><li>Use guided keyword searches to find info. on topic or subject. Cite the location of information. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Find Internet Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>- Use search engines and any bibliography info. </li></ul>
  • 4. Steps to the Research Process <ul><li>5. Evaluate What You Find: </li></ul><ul><li>May need to narrow your topic if you have too much info. May need to broaden topic if not enough info. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Cite Your Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>- Give credit where credit is due; Give proper credit to the authors of used material. </li></ul>
  • 5. Reference Materials <ul><li>Encyclopedia - multiple volumes; general information about a variety of subjects </li></ul><ul><li>General Biographical References - Info. About birth date, nationality, major accomplishments of outstanding people </li></ul><ul><li>Atlases - maps and geographical info. </li></ul><ul><li>Almanacs - used to be written every year to give the previous year’s data on weather, records, economy, government, tons of facts; now they are updated regularly on-line. </li></ul><ul><li>Periodicals - Information published on regular basis (newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. </li></ul>
  • 6. Parts of a Book <ul><li>Title page - gives full title, author, publisher, and place of publication </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright page - gives date of first publication and of any revisions </li></ul><ul><li>Table of Contents - lists titles of chapters or sections of the book and their starting page numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix - provides additional information about subjects found in the book </li></ul><ul><li>Glossary - in alphabetical order, defines difficult or technical words found in the book </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography - lists sources used to write the book; gives titles of works on related topics </li></ul><ul><li>Index - lists topics mentioned in the book and page numbers on which they can be found </li></ul>

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