Research Strategies: Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog

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iUniverse, 2004 - Study Aids - 176 pages
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Are you ready for your next research project? Really ready? In today's increasingly technological world, it's becoming harder to find the information you want. Do you have the skills and strategies you'll need to get the job done?

With his concise, understandable, witty manner, librarian William Badke shows you that research doesn't have to be painful. You'll learn the skills that are essential to the success of any research project so that you can take control of the research process and make it work for you. "Research Strategies" is as friendly as a puppy, as informative as your friend's diary, and as helpful as a personal valet. Don't go to a library without it!

  

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Review: Research Strategies: Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog

User Review  - Lisette Hernandez - Goodreads

If you're planning on becoming a librarian or know a student struggling with research papers then just please. Get this. GET this. This is such a gold mine that somewhere a prospector in the West just did the prospector dance. Read full review

Review: Research Strategies: Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog

User Review  - Barbara Burd - Goodreads

Badke is extremely thorough in his treatment of research strategy. This book is a valuable resource for teachers who are seeking to improve their skills and for students who are using this as a ... Read full review

Contents

Blowing Away the Information
3
Databases
18
Making Your Way Through the Periodical Maze
55
Internet Research
70
Other Resources You May Not Have Considered
90
Case Studies in Research
103
Learning How to Read for Research
111
Organizing Your Notes to Write your Paper
126
Tips on Research Writing
134
APPENDIX ONEThe Arrow Method
149
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About the author (2004)

Badke holds degrees in both theology and library science and is librarian of the Associated Canadian Theological Schools in Langley, British Columbia.

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