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BIOL 105 - Gunther: History of Spice

This Guide Will Help You To......

Form an approach to researching your spice.
 
Identify the use of information sources based on the type of information (i.e. books for background / journal articles for scholarly conversations)
 

Use keywords from a research question or statement to search.

 

Distinguish differences between popular and scholarly articles.


Explore the library's information resources.

Start to gather information to create your brochure & Power Point.

Spice Research

 
Sometimes, a structured approach to research can help to organize ideas and the way you think about information sources:  

1. Explore topic basics (casual web searching)
2. Background (library catalog: books)
3. Current research topics (library databases: scholarly communications via journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation - APA format)