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Junior Research Paper

REQUIREMENTS

5-7 PAGE RESEARCH PAPER

Total of 3 Sources

[Three sources that ORIGINATE/COME FROM from the LSA Library Website or this RAMGuide!!!]

 

Print [Nonfiction Book or Specialized Reference Article]

Databases: [Newspaper, Magazine, or Academic Journal Articles, Media, Reference]

Scholarly Websites: [Authoritative Website, Primary source, Interview]

 

TOPIC

Almost "ANYTHING Under the Sun" 

1ST STEP = YOUR LAST STEP: YOUR List of Works Cited Using Easy Bib: Citation Maker

LSA LIBRARY HOME PAGE & TIPS

Trissler's E-Research Shortcuts:  

1) SAVE all possible sources in EasyBib as you go!

 

2) ADVANCED SEARCH OPTION :

KEYWORD searches using terms & "phrases (2+ words)"

Plus the  "Boolean Operator"    AND     = NARROWS # results

EXAMPLE: ________________________  AND _________________________

Use electronic shorthand:  truncation* = root word PLUS all possible endings!- EXPANDS # of results

EXAMPLE: _________________________________

 

3) E-TOOLS (E-Mail, Print, Citation Toolsin Databases and E-Encyclopedias)

 

4) REMOTE LOGINS for Electronic Databases and Encyclopedias when off-campus/when prompted to login

LSA's Remote Logins:  Username _____________  Password _____________

 

Today's Workshop:  " Research  ___  ___  ___  ___ ! "