Researching n Writing

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Researching and Writing Researching 1. Researching Information a. Periodicals: magazines, journals, and newspapers that are published regularly throughout the year. b. Search strategy: library search that involves searching i nformation from general to specific sources. c. Keyword search: locating sources by using topic-related words and phrases d. General reference works: covers many topics in a broad and non-detail way. e. Specialized reference work: specialized reference works, including encyclopedia and dictionaries that focus on specific field. f. Library catalog: tells us the publications available by author, title, and subject g. Journals: written for specialized readers: business, IT, etc. Page 1 of 7
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2.Research on the Internet a. Search directories: lists of websites sorted by category. Google Yahoo MSN Excite Page 2 of 7
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3. Evaluate your Source: Use Critical Thinking a. Ask questions about your source Is the author an expert? Are the sources reliable? (author/website)
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This note was uploaded on 07/29/2011 for the course BUS 444 taught by Professor Lynn during the Spring '11 term at Keuka.

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