The Scientific Method
Approach to acquiring knowledge that involves formulating specific questions and then
systematically finding the answers
Combines the other methods
Goals of literature:
1. General knowledge about topic area
2. Determine current state of knowledge
3. Find a specific unanswered research question
All research ever published
Ways of Knowing- source of knowledge
Tenacity- Information accepted as true because it has always been accepted as facts.
(Habit or superstition)
Might not be accurate
No method of changing it after people already believe it to be true.