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Brainstorm Topics

 

 

 

 

 

      

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      Primary vs. Secondary Sources

      What is the difference?

       



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        The Interview as a Primary Source

         

            
           

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          How do I select a topic?

          Source : YouTube : KState Libraries

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          Kinds of Resources

          Books

          Books:

          • Looking for lots of information on a topic
          • To find historical information
          • To find summaries of research to support an argument
          Websites

          Websites:

          • To find current information
          • To find information about companies
          • To find both expert and popular opinions
          • To fin information about hobbies and personal interests
          • To find information from all levels of government
          Databases

          Databases

          • Opposing Viewpoints
          • Biography Reference Center
          • Science in Context
          • Explora
          • MAS Ultra
          • eLibrary

          Research databases provide access to many different types of sources including:

          Magazines

          Magazines:

          • Articles written for non-experts
          • Analysis of current events
          • Personal narratives and opinions
          • interviews of well-known people
          • Reviews of products, movies and performances
              

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            Interviewing Tips

            Primary Research Methods: Interviewing Techniques and Tips – Write Content Solutions

            General Guidelines for Conducting Research Interviews –  Free Management Library

            10 tips on conducting effective interviews – Calvin Sun – Tech Republic

                

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              How to Write a Research Question

               

               

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              Source :  From the Writing Center at George Mason University


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                Research databases provide access to many
                different types of sources including:

                Journals

                Academic Journals:

                • Original research
                • Critical analysis
                • Review of prior research (Literature review)
                • Often peer reviewed
                • Intended for experts
                Newspapers

                Newspapers:

                • Current information about international, national and local events
                • Editorials, commentaries, expert or popular opinions
                • Breaking news
                • Investigative reports
                Reference

                Reference:

                • Background information about a topic
                • Find key ideas, important dates or concepts
                • Statistics, charts, tables
                • Maps




















                    
                   

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                  Source : YouTube : Imagine Easy Solutions

                  5 Awesome Primary Source Websites

                   

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