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    • Term Paper Topics health • Abortion • Affirmative Action • AIDS Science • Animal RightsA topic is general. It is a • • Anthrax Assisted Suicidecategory, frequently Technology • Asteroids • Blackoutexpressed in a single word • Capital Punishmentor phrase, such as • • Child Abuse Cloning Politics“alcoholism" or “teenage • Conjoined Twins • Diabetesmothers.” A topic is a good • Drunk Drivingstarting point, but by itself, • Easter Island Religion • Eating Disordersit is usually too broad, and • E-mail Spam • Empire State Buildingso it must be refined. Business • Global Warming • Gangs • Gender Issues Health Care • Holocaust Immigration Islam
    • Evidence Find evidenceto support your research question
    • Types of Evidence Anecdotal Documentary Statistical
    • Data orinformation that has not been Data that has analyzed or been analyzed evaluated census data laws books diaries articles speeches reviews autobiographies textbooks tech reports bibliographies transcripts Web sites e-mail musical scores letters
    • LimitersTime Place Topic Population Viewpoint Research Question
    • Topic: Management Limiting Narrowed Research Limiters Criteria Question Management practices to Viewpoint Discrimination eliminate workplace discrimination American corporations; Fortune Place U.S. 500 companies Time Present Current initiatives? Population Women Women managers Write a Research Question:What current, effective management practices have American Fortune 500companies initiated to eliminate discrimination for their women managers?
    • Identify Keywords and Synonyms From Your RQ Example: If an adult living in the United States engages in a regimen of vitamin therapy, can he or she prevent heart disease? • Vitamin • Antioxidant • Prevention • Coronary • Heart DiseaseKeywords Synonyms Disease • Cardiac Disease • Adult • Supplement • Therapy • Treatment
    • Create Search Statements:Combine keywords and synonyms using the Boolean And operatorDifferent combinations of keywords will provide different (broader) results Antioxidant And Vitamin prevention and coronary Vitamin AND Therapy Heart Disease And treatment Vitamin AND Therapy AND Prevention Coronary Disease AND Vitamin Vitamin AND Therapy AND And Therapy And preventionPrevention AND Heart Disease
    • Select an Appropriate Database General/Multi- Disciplinary: Example— Academic Search Premier Subject-Specific: Example—Business Source Premier
    • Boolean Operators AND narrows Mineral AND Deposit OR broadens(Mineral OR Ore) AND Deposit NOT eliminates
    • SEARCH !!! Find an effective and SS: College students ANDmanageable list of articles academic achievement