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Week 2
10-Sept-2013
Stages of
Research
Define the
research
question
(THINK before
you SEARCH)
Read &
Refine
Read selectively,
actively,
critic...
search
CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 catd_mitchell
Let’s talk about Google
• Search options
• Advanced Search
• Google Scholar
• Set preferences for NUIG Library!
There are other search engines!
• Bing
• Yahoo!
• WebCrawler
• Dogpile
• DuckDuckGo
• ...
Effective search
• Use boolean operators (AND, OR)
• Use “quotation marks”
• Refine your search, add keywords
• Be persist...
Stages of
Research
Define the
research
question
(THINK before
you SEARCH)
Read &
Refine
Read selectively,
actively,
critic...
digital identity
CopyrightImagefromNewYorkercartoonbyPeterSteiner.(1993).Reprintedforacademicdiscussion.
Social Networks...
the corporate office
the water cooler
the staff canteen
the bar
Source: Sue Beckingham
“…I have recently got an unpaid internship in ******
website marketing & building company, for the summer.
The co-founder ...
Create a Twitter account
Write your profile
Upload a photo/avatar
Follow @CT231 & others
Use #ct231 hashtag to share
CT231: Search, Digital Identity, Social Media/Networks
CT231: Search, Digital Identity, Social Media/Networks
CT231: Search, Digital Identity, Social Media/Networks
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A few slides summarising the topics we discussed in CT231 Professional Skills. See course blog for further information http://www.ct231.wordpress.com

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CT231: Search, Digital Identity, Social Media/Networks

  1. 1. Week 2 10-Sept-2013
  2. 2. Stages of Research Define the research question (THINK before you SEARCH) Read & Refine Read selectively, actively, critically Research Tools ???
  3. 3. search CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 catd_mitchell
  4. 4. Let’s talk about Google • Search options • Advanced Search • Google Scholar • Set preferences for NUIG Library!
  5. 5. There are other search engines! • Bing • Yahoo! • WebCrawler • Dogpile • DuckDuckGo • ...
  6. 6. Effective search • Use boolean operators (AND, OR) • Use “quotation marks” • Refine your search, add keywords • Be persistent, be curious, be critical
  7. 7. Stages of Research Define the research question (THINK before you SEARCH) Read & Refine Read selectively, actively, critically Research Tools Search engines, Wikipedia Google Scholar Advanced Search Library resources: Books, Electronic journals, Databases
  8. 8. digital identity
  9. 9. CopyrightImagefromNewYorkercartoonbyPeterSteiner.(1993).Reprintedforacademicdiscussion.
  10. 10. Social Networks... the corporate office the water cooler the staff canteen the bar Source: Sue Beckingham
  11. 11. “…I have recently got an unpaid internship in ****** website marketing & building company, for the summer. The co-founder was very impressed by the use of WordPress and Twitter for teaching, as he claims that it is the next big thing in e-commerce and he said that it's excellent that graduates will be familiar with such sites.” - CT231 student, summer 2013
  12. 12. Create a Twitter account Write your profile Upload a photo/avatar Follow @CT231 & others Use #ct231 hashtag to share

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