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SES 4343 (Fiaud): Research Methodology

Introduction

Welcome to your Course Guide!

This guide is a companion guide to your library instruction sessions. It will follow our two sessions together. After each session, there will be time to conduct some searches.

First Session

Our first session will cover:

  • What is Research?
  • Types of Resources and Their Purpose
  • Resource Evaluation
  • Some Quick Library Info
  • Basic Search Strategies, including:
    • Booleans
    • Limiting
  • What and How to Use EndNote

Second Session

Our second session will cover:

  • Advanced Search Strategies
    • Phrase Searching
    • Wild Cards
    • Reference Mining
  • Quick APA Overview