Student's Survival Guide to Research
by Mcadoo, Monty L.







List of Figures
ix
Introductionxi
1 What Is Research?
1(14)
2 Preparing for Research
15(22)
3 Understanding Libraries and Librarians
37(12)
4 Understanding Your Assignment
49(10)
5 Selecting a Research Topic
59(14)
6 Locating Information Resources
73(8)
7 Accessing and Acquiring Information Resources
81(12)
8 Constructing Effective Search Strategies
93(20)
9 Understanding Search Results
113(8)
10 Reading and Evaluating Information
121(20)
11 Conducting Ethically and Legally Responsible Research
141(16)
12 Writing Your Paper
157(12)
13 Sample Search
169(26)
Glossary195(14)
Index209


Author Monty L. McAdoo presents students and academics with a comprehensive guide for new students working on research projects and papers. The author has organized the main body of his text in thirteen chapters devoted to preparing for research, understanding libraries and librarians, understanding the assignment, selecting a research topic, locating information resources, access and acquiring information resources, constructing effective search strategies, understanding search results, and a wide variety of other related subjects. The author is a faculty member of Edinboro University, Pennsylvania. Annotation 2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)






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