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Research Strategies for a Digital Age / Edition 2
     

Research Strategies for a Digital Age / Edition 2

by Bonnie L. Tensen
 

ISBN-10: 1413019234

ISBN-13: 9781413019230

Pub. Date: 07/13/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This textbook starts from an instructor¦s strength-research skills-and demonstrates how students can access credible academic resources in a more efficient manner using computer technologies. The text focuses first on the "virtual" library, (e.g., online catalogs and databases) to teach research strategies and the basics of source evaluation. Only then does it move to

Overview

This textbook starts from an instructor¦s strength-research skills-and demonstrates how students can access credible academic resources in a more efficient manner using computer technologies. The text focuses first on the "virtual" library, (e.g., online catalogs and databases) to teach research strategies and the basics of source evaluation. Only then does it move to the more unregulated domain of the Internet and discuss some of the best methods and sites to access information for academic projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413019230
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/13/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Get Off to a Good Start. 2l Find the Perfect Match. 3. Become a Research "Super-Sleuth." 4. Get Immediate results: Database. 5. Cast Your Net in Stocked Ponds. 6. Field Research Online. 7. Search Engines and Directories You Should Know. 8. Webliographies [This chapter will be customized to address the specific discipline featured in each version of the text]. 9. General Rules/Specific Rules. 10. Sample Student paper.

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