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SPECED 575: Issues in Special Education

Navigating the Website

General Library Research Tutorial 2.0


1. Search logic

2. Research topic

3. Finding keywords

4. Initial search


1. Types of sources

2. College level sources

3. Finding & evaluating sources


1. Finding a book on my topic

2. Locating a book on the shelf

3. Checking out a book


1. Searching for articles

2. Reading database records

3. Using specialized databases

4. Where is the article?


1. Searching the web effectively

2. Using Google wisely

3. Evaluating web pages

4. Using Google Scholar


1. Why cite?

2. What belongs in a citation?

3. Quick citation sources

4. RefWorks (citation manager)


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