An Online Tutorial Taking You Through the Steps of the Library Research Process End of Module

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Tutorial Contents:
  1. Library Map & Virtual Tour
  2. Avoiding Impulse Buys
  3. Size & Shape of Information
  4. Most Bang for Your Buck
  5. Trying it on for Size
  6. Don't Shoplift!

Congratulations!  You have completed the module, "Most Bang for Your Buck." 

You should now be able to:

bulletDefine the purpose and structure of a database.
bulletDescribe the difference between a subject and keyword search and be able to conduct each type of search in an online database.
bulletOutline the steps in the research process.
bulletCreate effective search statements by developing research questions, selecting keywords,  brainstorming synonyms and related terms, and using Boolean Operators.
bullet Describe and use techniques to narrow and broaden your search results: i.e.  Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT), limiters, truncation and wildcards, etc.

 

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