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PADM 400

Today's Class Agenda

  1. Developing a good researchable question

  2. Keywords & Boolean search techniques

  3. What is a scholarly article?

  4. Where to look for scholarly articles

  5. Saving & organizing research information

    • With Microsoft Word & One Drive

    • With RefWorks

  6. Start your research

Organizing Your Research

1. Create folder (in One Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox...) and title the name of the class.

2. Create another folder inside the class folder. This is where you will:

a. Save your notes (and citations) for the assignment.

b. Save all scanned/electronic sources.

3. Open Word document

a. Give it title related to assignment (e.g. Notes for Climate Change paper)

b. Save in the assignment folder

Librarian Contact Information

Photo of librarian Barbara Anderson

Barbara Anderson, Ed.D.
Head of Instruction and Learning

Office: 1030 AUD
Phone: 312-341-3647

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