Learn strategies and resources for selecting paper topics and refining them into researchable questions.
Library Database Search Strategies
Tues. 10/4/16 Q-Time (11am - noon)
Learn common database characteristics and search techniques.
32 Flavors of Bias
Tues. 10/25/16 Q-Time (11am - noon)
Bias refers to errors in information gathering and analysis that influence research outcomes. In this session, you will examine examples of confirmation bias and stereotyping, funding (sponsorship) bias, spurious relationships, status quo bias and pro-innovation bias, and bias by omission and learn strategies for identifying and managing bias in your research.
Thurs. 11/3/2016 Q-Time (11am - noon)
Make the most of your web search experience using advanced techniques. Learn how to limit your Google search to a specific web domain (like .edu), find scholarly content in Google Scholar, and find images that are licensed for free reuse.
Tips for Keeping Track of Sources
Thurs. 11/17/16 Q-Time (11am - noon)
Learn document management strategies like research journaling, graphical organizaers, database tools and cloud storage devices.
Thurs. 12/1/16 Q-Time (11am - noon)
Learn the basics of source documentation in MLA and APA formats.
Downingtown Learning Commons:
Mondays: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Librarian: Michael LaMagna, Ed.D.
Thursdays: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Librarian: Sarah Hartman-Caverly
You can also get help at firstname.lastname@example.org or 24/7 via Library Chat!
Pennocks Bridge Schedule
Pennocks Bridge Learning Commons
Mondays: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM