What do you need to know about your assignment?
Some steps to take when conducting research using electronic resources:
|1.||Define your topic||Identify the research question you are going to answer.|
|2.||Develop a search strategy||Choose keywords and phrases to describe your topic. Compose a Boolean (advanced) search.|
|3.||Search for resources||Use your Boolean search in a database that covers your topic.|
|4.||Evaluate search results||Evaluate your results and revise your search if necessary.|
|5.||Write and cite||When writing, be sure to cite any sources of information used.|
|6.||Review and revise||Review your work, checking for errors.|
Part of the Badgett Academic Support Center at Campbellsville University, The Writing Center provides peer writing consultants to guide undergraduate students throughout the writing process.