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EDUC 5P92 September 2011

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  • 1. EDUC 5P92
    Our [loose] agenda:
    • Pulling keywords from your research interest
    • 2. Finding journals
    Choosing a database
    Google Scholar
    • Finding studies using a particular research methodology
    • 3. What if I don’t know which research methodology is appropriate for my topic, etc.?
    • 4. Did we forget something? Want to know more?
    Go to Sakai, the Library website or contact Jennifer
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  • 5. Finding Journal articles
    • Use library databases
    • 6. Try Google Scholar
    For finding info about research methodology
  • 7. Search tips
    Recommended databases: Education Research Complete; ERIC, Academic Search Premier
    Tips:
    Limit to scholarly (peer reviewed) journals
    Look for descriptors (or subject headings) for more focused results
    Use research methodology in your search terms
    “Get it” button looks for the full text throughout all of the Library’s databases
  • 8. Search terms
    Try adding “literature review”
    you will see examples of lit reviews, plus get an overview of some aspect of your topic
    Or “narrative” or “quantitative” etc.
  • 9. For more help…
    Visit the Graduate Education Research GuideVisit the resource page in your Sakai
    See the Help pages
    Contact the Library Help Desk
    905-688-5550 x. 3233 or use email form
    Contact your liaison librarian:
    Jennifer Thiessen (phone, chat, email)
  • 10. Dread writing your bibliography?
    Take control of your research!
    Learn how to use RefWorks to:
    * organize your citations
    * create bibliographies in the style of your choice
    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
    12:00 – 12:45
    OR
    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
    5:00 – 5:45
    CLASSROOM A, MATHESON LEARNING COMMONS
    No need to register, just come on by!

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