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CMAT 434 Krisuvlevicz: Assignment

Session goals

Broaden or narrow a research statement or question based on research interest and resources found.

Search subject specific databases to identify journal articles on a topic.

Search for sources using a citation or bibliography.

Cite sources using a citation style appropriate for the discipline if one exists

Assignment and research approach

Getting started: A basic research approach.

1. Explore topic basics (web searching)
2. Depth & Breadth (library catalog: books)
3. Specific scholarly "conversations" (library databases: journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation)
5. Drafts & revisions (research librarians & learning commons)

"Assignment: Evidence-based argument essay relating to bullying in higher education [...] academic citations." ~ Krisuvlevicz, Sept., 2017.

The strength of your argument depends on the strength of your sources.

Manage & Organize

ProQuest RefWorks - Source citation tool

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