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Research Concepts and Search Strategies
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Research concepts and strategies
Knowing Where To Look for the Information You Need
This is a fun, INTERACTIVE tutorial designed to help you best determine where to look for the information you need.
Creating a search strategy
This short, INTERACTIVE tutorial will help you develop the keywords to enter into the databases. Having a good set of keywords is the trick to being an efficient searcher.
How do I know if a source is reliable?
Short video on what to look for to determine if a source is reliable.
Not all sources are created equal! This tutorial covers the basics of how to tell if a source is appropriate for your assignment and research need.
How do I find evidence-based practices (EBPs)?
This video demonstrates the process and databases required to locate evidence-based practices (EBPs).
How do I create an APA citation?
Plagiarism is serious business, but this short, INTERACTIVE tutorial will teach you the basics of how to avoid it.
Developing a Search Strategy
Developing Keywords Tutorial
This short, interactive tutorial covers how to develop keywords from a research question, and how to modify them for better results.
Advanced Search Tips in PsycINFO
Keyword Searching in PsycINFO tutorial
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