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Research strategies : finding your way through the information fog /

by Badke, William B.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bloomington, IN : iUniverse LLC, c2014Edition: 5th ed.Description: xix, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781491722336; 1491722339; .Subject(s): Public services (Libraries) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Libraries and students -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Bibliography -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Research -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Database searching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Online bibliographic searching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Internet searching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Contents:
Welcome to the information fog -- Taking charge -- Database searching with keywords and hierarchies -- Metadata and the power of controlled vocabularies -- Discovery searches, library catalogs and journal databases -- Internet research -- Other resources and case studies in research -- Learning how to read for research -- Organizing your resources to write your paper -- Tips on research writing -- Appendix 1 : A research paper clinic: more tips and troubleshooting for development of great research papers -- Appendix 2: This textbook and Information literacy competency standards for higher education (ACRL).
Summary: With the information provided here, writing research papers does not have to be frustrating or boring. It is possible to develop significant skills in order to make the writing process much easier, and the author explains the skills and strategies you need to efficiently and effectively complete a research project . In this book, the author offers a roadmap for conducting research and navigating the vast new world of information and technology. He details the entire research paper process from start to finish. List(s) this item appears in: Learning Hub - Study Skills books | How to write a thesis
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Includes index.

Welcome to the information fog -- Taking charge -- Database searching with keywords and hierarchies -- Metadata and the power of controlled vocabularies -- Discovery searches, library catalogs and journal databases -- Internet research -- Other resources and case studies in research -- Learning how to read for research -- Organizing your resources to write your paper -- Tips on research writing -- Appendix 1 : A research paper clinic: more tips and troubleshooting for development of great research papers -- Appendix 2: This textbook and Information literacy competency standards for higher education (ACRL).

With the information provided here, writing research papers does not have to be frustrating or boring. It is possible to develop significant skills in order to make the writing process much easier, and the author explains the skills and strategies you need to efficiently and effectively complete a research project . In this book, the author offers a roadmap for conducting research and navigating the vast new world of information and technology. He details the entire research paper process from start to finish.

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