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Choosing a Topic: Net Trail Tutorial

This three-part program addresses the task of choosing a research topic. Browsing online or among print materials is recommended as a first step. Students can familiarize themselves with resources available to them by viewing screenshots of an online database, online encyclopedia, and online library catalog, among other items. The third section, an embedded Flash program that prompts users to move forward and backward within it, focuses on...

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Sammy Chapman
Sammy Chapman (Staff)
36 weeks ago
Great resource easy to use which could be adapted for use by other libraries. Very good overview of the library research process with links to relevant library resource at the time they are needed by the student. This would be very useful for students who might feel overwhelm at the beginning of their library research. The links in the guide allow students to drill down for more information where they might be confused but also allows them to move along in the research process to a place where they can actually find articles. Other libraries wishing to adapt this would need to modify the links so that they would link to that library's databases
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