Every discipline has unique approaches to research AND you’ve probably discovered some of this already so won’t go into detail.
HOWEVER…There are commonalities among the disciplines. You’ll find you can learn from each other even if working in different disciplines. Included this chart b/c includes REFLECTION in in the heading. Even though gone thru the lit review process, you’ve probably found that continually have to go back to the literature. Keeping up w/ new scholarship (2) Based on what you find as you collect data & analyze what you find may see research going in altered direction or realized need to make additional connections
Want to talk about how librarians can help you as you’re going thru the research process.
May have been introduced to the INFORMATION CYCLE in terms of newspaper articles covering an event sooner than a scholarly articleBUT wanted to show you this image b/c you’re now part of the INFO CYCLE by conducting original research
George MasonUniversity LibrariesUNIV 495Fall 2012
What words do you associate with RESEARCH? Wordle Created from 2012 Survey of HNRS 110 Students
Every discipline has unique approaches to research "Writing in Art and Design." Language and Learning Online. Monash University, 27 Feb. 2007. Web. 6 Sept. 2012. <http://www.monash.edu.au/lls/llonline/writing/artdesign> “How Science Works: The Flowchart."Understanding Science. University of Wheeldon, Johannes, and Mauri California Museum of Paleontology , 6 Sept. 2012. Åhlberg. Visualizing social science <http://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/scienceflowchart> research: maps, methods, & meaning. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications, 2012.
HOWEVER…There are commonalities among the disciplines when conducting research. “An Overview of the Research Process.” New College: Guide to Research and Writing. Arizona State University. 2010. Web. 24 Sept. 2012.
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