Research: Multicultural Education

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Basic academic research technique for finding information on specific topics within the Multicultural Education subject area.

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Research: Multicultural Education

  1. 1. Academic Research from the KU Libraries Multicultural Education Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu July 6, 2011
  2. 2. KU Libraries Homepagehttp://www.lib.ku.eduDissertation Research Bloghttp://dissertationresearch.blogspot.comTwitter at the Regents Center Libraryhttp://twitter.com/librarykuecRegents Center Library Homepagehttp://www.lib.ku.edu/RCLibrary/
  3. 3. If you know nothing about somethingtake a look at Wikipedia.My searchmulticultural education
  4. 4. Because I knewnothing about how toget a topic for mypaper I triedWikipedia andsearched:Multicultural EducationWithin one of thelinks I found in theWikipedia articleselected Journalsand NewspapersAmerican IndianCulture and ResearchJournalIt costs money toget an article fromthis journalThis is why wehave KU LibrariesAsk!
  5. 5. From Wikipedia to the Library:1. How do we find the journalAmerican Indian Culture and ResearchJournal?
  6. 6. http://www.lib.ku.edu
  7. 7. American Indian Culture and Research Journal
  8. 8. If we came to the KULibraries first how wouldwe find articles on thesubject of MulticulturalEducation?
  9. 9. multicultural educationAND legislation
  10. 10. multicultural education AND legislation Request full text emailed to you !
  11. 11. Remember:ERIC andWilson OmniFileare bothrecommendeddatabases forEducation
  12. 12. Library Catalog: where are the books
  13. 13. Library Catalog for How to find a book
  14. 14. Web Retrieve
  15. 15. Want the book sent to EC?
  16. 16. Google Scholarnow that you know how databases work
  17. 17. To searchGoogle Scholar,go through thelibrary so thatthe databasesare connectedto your Googlesearch
  18. 18. Quick!Citation
  19. 19. Questions? Lissa Lordllord@ku.edu

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