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What Every Student Should Know About Researching Online teaches students how to conduct research in the first place they will look: the Web. They’ll learn how to use search engines and databases and judge what they find, how to document the materials they borrow, and how to avoid online plagiarism. Annotated screen shots of Web pages show students where to locate the information they need to create a proper citation; numerous examples of properly cited online and electronic sources are also provided.

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1. Creating an online persona

Use an official email account

Adopt appropriate email conventions

Use informative subject headers

Avoid emoticons

Use an appropriate signature

Respect real-time lives

Beware mass emailings

Consider your overall web presence

2. A field guide to participating in online discussion

Class discussions

How class discussion works

Effective class discussion

Blog discussions

Finding a blog

Guidelines for commenting on blogs

Making your own blog

Forum discussions

Tips for using forums


Contributing to Wikipedia

Guidelines for contributing to Wikipedia

Other wikis

Creating your own wiki

Sharing pictures and movies

3. Evaluating sources

Use the internet to inform your research

Evaluating resources

Dynamic versus static sources

Select sources based on the demands of your project

Evaluate all sources you use

Should you use a wiki in research?

Record all citation information for documentation purposes

4. Finding the right information

Searching with general sources

Using your library website

Using Wikipedia

Searching on the web

Searching with web subject directories

Searching with Open Directory

Searching with Yahoo!

Other subject directory indexes

Searching with web search engines

Narrowing your search

Advanced search strategies

Boolean searching

Using the Link command

Searching for individuals

Advanced browsing techniques

Conducting more specialized searches

Using Google Scholar

Using specialized research sites

Searching dynamic sources: Forums and blogs

Searching forums

Searching blogs

5. Managing the information you find

Building a document management system

Saving information about your sources

Using a research blog

Other ways to track research sources

Saving your source materials

Downloading helper applications

6. Giving credit to your sources: Copyright online

Make single copies of copyrighted work for educational use

Make many copies of copyright work or publish it on the web if it meets fair use guidelines

Find out if a work is copyrighted before you reproduce

Request permission to reproduce copyrighted work

Locating the copyright holder

Sending the letter of request

Using open source and open content

7. Giving credit to your sources: Documenting online sources

Determine how sources are documented for your type of project

Using the MLA style to document electronic sources

Collecting information about your source

Formatting your citations

Integrating source materials

Using the APA style to document electronic sources

Collecting information about your source

Formatting your citations

Integrating source materials

Appendix: How to make anything look good online


Font styles



Inline images



vB Code



Inline images

Other formats

A quick guide to putting your images online

Directory of URLs referenced in the text



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