Library & Online Research
A Toolkit to Help You Suceed
- Need to expand your basic research toolkit?
- Are you ready to figure out how to move beyond simple Google and Wikipedia searching to find sources that will make your college professors smile?
- Then this guide is for you.
We have a Five-Point Strategy to Help You.
#1 - Replace Google searches with All-Knight Search and Google Scholar searches
#2 - Follow the citation trail to find additional gems
#3 - Target peer review publications and save time by reading abstracts
#4 - Use Google to help brainstorm about keywords for your topic and to check an author's credibility
#5 - Meet a reference librarian -- you will have a major resource to help you survive and succeed
(Tip of the hat to Project Information Literacy for help identifying this strategy.)