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Information Literacy Tutorial

Information Literacy Tutorial

Learning Objectives

A Search Strategy for Research Papers and Speeches

You will employ an efficient search strategy for a research paper or speech that includes:

  • Choosing a topic and identifying its main concepts
  • Narrowing the focus of the topic
  • Identifying reference books, databases, and Internet sites appropriate for researching the topic
  • Using a variety of sources
  • Evaluating the sources found for appropriateness and quality
  • Citing all sources using a consistent style.

Search Strategy for Research Papers and Speeches

First, read the Learning Objectives at left. Then, click here to begin Module 2.

A. Background Research
B. Find Resources