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    • EDUC 5P92
      Our [loose] agenda:
      • Pulling keywords from your research interest
      • Finding journals
      Choosing a database
      Google Scholar
      • Finding studies using a particular research methodology
      • What if I don’t know which research methodology is appropriate for my topic, etc.?
      • Did we forget something? Want to know more?
      Go to Sakai, the Library website or contact Jennifer
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    • Finding Journal articles
      • Use library databases
      • Try Google Scholar
      For finding info about research methodology
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • 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!