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Topics to be covered
- How to conduct credible and objective research on a controversial topic.
- How to use library databases for research
- How to determine which databases are good for which topics: newspapers for current events; JSTOR for historical events and humanities
- Difference between primary texts and secondary texts and the role played by each in a research project.
- How to develop useful search strings to make one's research more efficient - to find your info quickly and thoroughly.
- How to find physical books and journals in the library
- How to use the Interlibrary Loan software, called Tipasa.
- APA Style documentation
- Using the Purdue OWL
- Using MSWords online template for APA format
- How to find APA citations in databases and the library catalog