HOW TO DO RESEARCH The easy way!!!
What are the different ways to do research? <ul><li>Manual Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The online catalog will help you...
What are the different ways to do research? <ul><li>Online Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Searching </li></ul></u...
What are online databases? <ul><li>Online databases provide citations and full text articles that appear in a variety of n...
I found books and articles, what about other websites? <ul><li>There are both good and bad websites.  </li></ul><ul><li>Ho...
What websites are good? <ul><li>Websites that are created by government offices are good sources of information.  These we...
What about .com websites? <ul><li>Good  .coms </li></ul><ul><li>Provides accurate contact information of the producers of ...
Now that you have completed your research, how do you pull your paper together? <ul><li>First Step ~ </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Your paper is done!!! <ul><li>Good research skills help you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find good information </li></ul></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. HOW TO DO RESEARCH The easy way!!!
  2. 2. What are the different ways to do research? <ul><li>Manual Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The online catalog will help you find books by </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Call number </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What are the different ways to do research? <ul><li>Online Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Searching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Searching </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What are online databases? <ul><li>Online databases provide citations and full text articles that appear in a variety of newspapers, magazines, newswire and much more... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One major website that has several databases is www.iconn.org . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>InfoTrac Junior Edition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discovery Collection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kids InfoBits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Associated Press Photos </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. I found books and articles, what about other websites? <ul><li>There are both good and bad websites. </li></ul><ul><li>How do I know which are good and which are not? </li></ul>
  6. 6. What websites are good? <ul><li>Websites that are created by government offices are good sources of information. These websites end in .gov </li></ul><ul><li>Websites that are created by colleges or universities are good sources of information. These websites end in .edu </li></ul><ul><li>Websites that are created by professional organizations are good sources of information. These websites end in .org </li></ul>
  7. 7. What about .com websites? <ul><li>Good .coms </li></ul><ul><li>Provides accurate contact information of the producers of the website. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides the credentials of the producers of the website. </li></ul><ul><li>Accurate topic information without excess advertising. </li></ul><ul><li>Website provides information on how frequently it updated. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Now that you have completed your research, how do you pull your paper together? <ul><li>First Step ~ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You should always start by having one reference source which will give you an understanding of the subject. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Second Step ~ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You should get two books which will give you the information to write your paper. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Third Step ~ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You should get at least two full text articles from a database or the internet which will give you up-to-date information on your topic. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Your paper is done!!! <ul><li>Good research skills help you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find good information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find it quickly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finish your paper on time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And gives you time to play!!! </li></ul></ul>

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