When You Begin?
A good experience in research is the product of a planned, organized, and systematic approach to the entire process.
Think about the topic. Develop a focus.
What is it you need to know?
Who is the intended audience?
What type of report is demanded?
Develop a list of keywords. Find synonyms in a thesaurus.
Look for related subject terms in the library catalog and indexes.
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Adapted by Dr. James McGrath, Butler University.
Plagiarism is a serious violation of academic integrity. Many students have poor understandings of what exactly plagiarism is. These guides will help you grow in your understanding of plagiarism and how to avoid it in your writing.
Simple keywords are only the beginning of a research strategy. Use the guides below to understand Boolean search, truncation, and other search options you may not have considered.
Information Literacy Tutorials
Need help deciding how to cite your source? Noodletools has created tutorials for you to use to understand how to go about citing different types of resources.