College Student's Research Companion, Fourth Edition

  • Publish Date: 2007-07-17
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Arlene Rodda Quaratiello

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Most students faced with writing a research paper probably start at the same place Google. This new, cu ing-edge edition of the highly acclaimed College Student s Research Companion is designed to save your students from fruitless and random Web searching. With up-to-date guidance for utilizing both the library and the Internet including Google), students will learn to easily and effectively find the best information in all formats, print and electronic. Quaratiello begins with library organization basics, including how to use the OPAC, and moves through to the use of reference books, periodical indexes, online databases, and popular search engines and Web portals. She also covers how to evaluate information once it is found. Each chapter includes invaluable exercises that reinforce the instruction and guidance. Wri en in an easy, breezy style and filled with realworld examples, illustrative diagrams, and screen shots, this is the ideal text for teaching today s students.

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