Conducting Research-Team PPt.

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Conducting Research I. Conducting research at the college library a. “Brain of your college” b. Reliable Information Source c. Information Search Basics c.i. The most successful and time-saving method for information retrieval involves a practical, step-by-step search that takes you from general to specific sources. c.ii. You can conduct keyword searches c.ii.1. A method for locating sources through the use of topic-related words and phrases. c.iii. Start with general reference works c.iii.1. Often available in print, online, or on CD-ROM. c.iii.1.a. Examples are encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries etc. c.iii.2. Search specialized reference works c.iii.2.a. Encyclopedias and dictionaries that focus on a narrow field. c.iii.3. Browse through books and articles on your subject c.iii.3.a. Use the computerized library catalog c.iii.3.b. Results of your keyword search c.iii.3.c. Periodicals
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c.iii.3.c.i. Periodical indexes lead you to specific articles. c.iii.3.d.
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