RESEARCH ANDPRESENTATIONS Lunch and Learn Student Success Services
FINDING RESOURCES IN THE L I B R A RYTips for using the Library • What’s your question? • What’s your position? • How do you search? • Call Number, Location, & Status • What if I run into trouble? • Ask librarian • Things to think about • Publication Title, Author, & Date
F I N D I N G R E S O U RC E S O N T H E WEBHow to evaluate web resources • Who is writing the article? • Why does the site exist in the first place? • How does the information you have found compare to that on other websites?
WRITING A PAPERYour audience has changedStart sooner rather than laterWriting Process • Organize • Draft • Revise • Assess
PLAGIARISM Cheating, copying, or using someone else’s ideas without giving them their due credit is plagiarism Many students do not plagiarize on purpose; usually it is unintentional The two most common mistakes made by students • Passing off someone else’s idea as your own • Receiving inappropriate assistance
C R E AT I N G A P R E S E N TAT I O N Break it down Set goals Everyone has a job (if working in a group) Try not to argue (if working in a group) Be creative Practice