ENGLISH 1109 Intensive Reading and Writing

I.  Research using Ebsco Databases

 

Why library databases and not just Google?

 

1.  Start with Academic Search Complete  

 2.   Add other Ebsco databases in your subject area.

3.  Select databases.

 

4.  Start Searching

 

 

 

II.  Web Resources

Try using Google Advanced Search

 

III.  Evaluating your sources

Things to keep in mind   http://kathyschrock.net/abceval/5ws.pdf

Pacific Northwest tree octopus

Check domain names:  www.networksolutions.com/whois

Urban Legends and Hoaxes

 

IV.   Citations 

 

V. Plagiarism

Plagiarism.org