Research Strategies for a Digital Age / Edition 3

Research Strategies for a Digital Age / Edition 3

by Bonnie L. Tensen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1428231293

ISBN-13: 9781428231290

Pub. Date: 06/09/2009

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…  See more details below

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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:
9781428231290
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/09/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
6.60(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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