Where to start your Fishing Expedition
Basic Database Searching
Knowing where to fish or searching is one of the most important aspects of finding material. In the class you will take we will talk about What to search. Here you will learn How to search. Knowing how to use the database is an important part of doing research. In the video please pay attention to the limiters and refiners on the results page. They will help you narrow your search down to a better list of sources.
Bait that hook and reel in some fish!! Databases don't use natural language to search. Using basic search words and Boolean Language, you can create a complex search that will get you better results than just words alone.
Peer Reviewed Journals
Don't just get any old fish. The right kind of fish is essential for a good paper. Please view this video to understand why Finding Peer Reviewed or Scholarly journals is so important.