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English 11: The Darkness in Humanity: Home

Research is Formalized Curiosity

"Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose."  

~ Zora Neale Hurston

 

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Be a Better Searcher:Video

The following video demonstrates how to use Gale Power Search Tools to find keywords and to narrow your research topic.

Be a Better Searcher - Resources to Help and Guide You

Explore your topic:

Getting a working knowledge of your topic is like using a flashlight to avoid stumbling around in the dark. Watch the following video to learn about ways to explore and revise your topic:

Picking Your Topic is Research!

Develop a research question:

A good research question is like a road map - it helps to guide and focus your search. The following videos will help you to develop a research question:

Developing a Research Question

Write a Research Question

 

Be a Better Searcher:Video

The following video explains the advantages of using Clustering Search Engines to refine your search and demonstrates how to use the following: Carrot2, Yippy and Credo Reference.