Science and Technology Research: Writing Strategies for Students

Science and Technology Research: Writing Strategies for Students

by Tina Neville, Deborah Henry, Bruce Neville
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0810844281

ISBN-13: 9780810844285

Pub. Date: 09/15/2002

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Library instructors with backgrounds in science and engineering help undergraduate students develop literature research and evaluation skills in those fields. They avoid as much as possible particular formats or sources. The text can be used for self-study or for courses. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Library instructors with backgrounds in science and engineering help undergraduate students develop literature research and evaluation skills in those fields. They avoid as much as possible particular formats or sources. The text can be used for self-study or for courses. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810844285
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/15/2002
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresv
Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
1Entering the Library World1
2Getting Focused5
3The First Step: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Other Ready-Reference Resources17
4Getting Down to Business27
5Composing Your Search Strategy35
6Advanced On-line Searching49
7Moving Along: Locating Books57
8Locating Information in Journals, Conference Proceedings, and Newspapers77
9Locating Quality Information on the World Wide Web99
10Government Resources111
11What Have I Found? Evaluating Information129
12Where Do I Go from Here?147
Appendix 1Ten Tips for Efficient Library Research155
Appendix 2Sample Research Strategy157
Glossary179
Bibliography197
Index209
About the Authors215

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