Lucas Chapter 7

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Chapter 7
Gathering Materials
Using Your Own Knowledge and
Experience
 Focus on topics you know something about or are deeply
interested in.
 Touch of personal salience can go a long way
Library Research
 Librarians
 Catalogues
 Reference Works
 Encyclopedias
 Yearbooks
 Quotation Books
 Biographical Aids
Library Research
 Newspapers and Periodicals
 Academic Databases
Searching the Internet
 Search Engines
 Specialized Research Resources
 Virtual Libraries
 Government Resources
 Wikipedia
Searching the Internet
 Evaluating Internet Documents
 Authorship
 Sponsorship
 Recency
Interviewing
 Before the Interview
 During the Interview
 After the Interview
Research Tips
 Start Early
 Preliminary Bibliography
 Efficient Note taking
 Think about materials as you research

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