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JOUR-390-0: Tackling Tough Subjects Through Research and Children's Books (Lee): Getting Started

Tackling Tough Subjects through Research and Children’s Books

Journalism Librarian

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Chris Davidson
Contact:
2 North - Core Library
University Library
847.491.4090
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Subjects: Journalism

Your Research Project

This step-by-step tutorial on research methods will help you gain practical skills and knowledge you can apply for all research needs.
  1. Developing a Research Question: How do you get background knowledge? Develop a thesis? Start searching?
  2. Deciding on Sources: What's the difference between academic and popular sources, or primary and secondary sources?
  3. Locating Sources: How do you locate articles, books and literature reviews both from NUL and other academic institutions?
  4. Tips for Reading and Note-taking: What are different strategies for reading scholarly articles and books?

Children's Literature Librarian

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Michael Perry
Contact:
847.467.5488
Subjects: Legal Studies