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DANC 202: Assignment

Library Instruction Goals

This guide can help you:

Form an approach to initiating the research assignment.

Explore keyword searching for your paper or project.

Explore SU Libraries' information resources.

Start to gather information for an assignment.

    +Assignment and research approach

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

    1. Explore topic basics (causal web searching)
    2. Background (library catalog: books)
    3. Current research (library databases: journal articles)
    4. Support your argument (source citation)
    5. Drafts & revisions (research librarians, writing center)