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Writing 10 (Snyder): Library Welcome & Contact Info

College Reading & Composition

Think Like a Researcher

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Session Outcomes

To assist you with assist you with your research proposal and annotative bibliography, today we will,  

  • locate existing research and evidence to support your proposal
  • create search strategies based on your research question to search Library databases.
  • navigate databases and use database functionality to retrieve useful information resources.
  • identify people and services for asking follow-up questions.


"Everyday" Research


Part I: Moving from a Research Question to a Search Strategy

  • Testing a Research Question
  • Identifying Keywords
  • Reviewing Search Strategies

Part II: Searching

  • Locating Information

Part III: Wrapping Up

  • Review
  • Feedback

Getting Started


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Elizabeth Salmon
KL 275
Library Office Suite