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Elements of Library Research

Elements of Library Research - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0691138572

Cover of Elements of Library Research 08 (ISBN 978-0691138572)
ISBN13: 978-0691138572
ISBN10: 0691138575
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Published: 2008
International: No

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Elements of Library Research - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0691138572

Mary W. George

ISBN13: 978-0691138572
ISBN10: 0691138575
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This short, practical book provides a foundation for success in any research assignment, from a freshman paper to a senior thesis. Drawing on decades of experience with undergraduates, reference librarian Mary George arms you with the concepts, strategies, tools, and tactics you need to approach academic projects with confidence.
You'll learn how to:

  • Turn a topic into a research question
  • Conduct effective online searches
  • Evaluate primary and secondary sources
  • Get help from reference librarians and faculty
  • Avoid plagiarism
  • And much more

Complete with checklists and timelines, plus a glossary of key terms, ranging from Boolean search to peer review, this book is an essential introduction to college-level research.

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