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Summer Bridge Week 3 - Research Process & Web Evaluation: Home

Welcome

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Four Factors That Make College Research Different

1. The academic library collection increases in size and digital resources proliferate.

2. The research approach involves combining and using new and different sources.

3. Research calls for selecting quality research sources, evaluated for their credibility.

4. Assignments require independent choices and encourage intellectual exploration

Project Information Literacy Research Report: “Learning the Ropes” | December 4, 2013 | Alison J. Head Link

Welcome part II

 

 

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Image from infreebie.blogspot.com

 

THE RESEARCH PROCESS

 

1  GETTING STARTED

Understanding your assignment

Developing a topic

2  DEVELOP A STRATEGY

Brainstorming keywords

3  GATHERING INFORMATION

Finding and evaluating information

4  PRODUCING A FINAL PRODUCT

 

Detailed further in this online guide

Website Evaluation Criteria

CRAAP Test originally developed by librarians at California State University-Chico

Detailed further in this online guide

SSU Frederick E. Berry Library Info

library text over books

 

Librarians by Name and Subject Area

Hours


Phone Numbers:

Archives: 978-542-6781

Circulation & Reserves: 978-542-6368

Interlibrary Loan: 978-542-6501   Fax: 978-542-6596

Information Desk:  978-542-6766


Book Return Locations:

Library Info Desk         

North Campus, book drop outside library's quad entrance & College Drive entrance

Central Campus, book drop outside Bertolon lot entrance

South Campus, book drop outside Harrington Building