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Research Like a Scholar, Scholar! Introducing College Level Research and Bunch Library: Picking Your Topic (FYW)

The purpose of this guide is to help you complete research assignments and perform like the scholar you now are!

What You Will Learn in This Module

 

Welcome First Year Writing students! 

To complete this module you need to:

   1. Watch the "Picking Your Topic" video (3  minutes)
   2. Watch the "Failed Search" video (3 minutes)

   3. Watch the "Perfect Source" video (2 minutes)

   4. Complete the LibWizard tutorial (6 minutes)

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • brainstorm relevant keywords/search terms
  • identify subject headings and incorporate them into searches
  • use database limiters to add filters and refine search results
  • create effective searches in library databases

#1 Picking a topic IS research

#3 One Perfect Source

#2 Failed Search Video

#4 Database Searching Tutorial

LibWizard is an interactive tutorial that will 
appear on the left  side of your browser. It will walk
you through the process of searching a database while
the webpage is still active.