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The Elements of Library Research by Mary W. George; Mary W. W. GeorgeTo do solid academic research, college students need to look beyond the computer search engine. This short, practical book introduces students to the important components of the information-seeking process. The Elements of Library Research provides a foundation for success in any research assignment, from a freshman paper to a senior thesis. Unlike guides that describe the research process but do not explain its logic, this book focuses entirely on basic concepts, strategies, tools, and tactics for research--in both electronic and print formats. Drawing on decades of experience with undergraduates, reference librarian Mary George arms students with the critical thinking skills and procedures they need to approach any academic project with confidence. Ways to turn a topic into a research question Techniques for effective online searches How to evaluate primary and secondary sources When and how to confer with reference librarians and faculty How to avoid plagiarism Glossary of key terms, from Boolean search to peer review Checklists, timelines, and hints for successful research projects
Publication Date: 2008-08-11
The Secrets of College Success by Lynn F. Jacobs; Jeremy S. HymanIf you're currently a college student, or plan on being one, you need to check out this book. Written by award-winning professors Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman, it's loaded with insider information that only professors know--but few are willing to reveal. The over 600 tips in this book will show you: How to pick good courses and avoid bad professors How to develop "college-level" skills and habits that'll put you ahead of the pack How to get through the freshman comp, math, language, and lab science requirements--in one try How to figure out what's going to be on the tests, and what professors are looking for in papers and presentations How to pick a major you'll really like--and be good at How to get the edge for graduate school--or the inside track to a really good job And much more. The tips are quick and easy-to-use, and the advice is friendly and supportive. It's as if you had your own personal professor guiding you on the path to college success.
Publication Date: 2010-06-17
Study Skills for Dummies by Doreen du Boulay; Doreen du BoulayStudents need to learn to manage their time, organise their studies, understand, learn, and convey a lot of information - and they need to learn to do it quickly. Whether you're fresh out of school, or a mature student returning to education, you now don't need to feel alone! With Study Skills For Dummies, you'll be given the know-how and confidence to achieve consistent results every time - and a lack of preparation will become a thing of the past. Discover how to excel at: Note-taking, speed-reading and essay-writing Improving your memory, critical thinking and analysis Using the internet to supplement study Exam skills and developing the best learning strategy to fit your specific needs and abilities
Publication Date: 2009-06-22
Writing Skills Pocketbook by Stella Collins; Beth CurlThis title describes a 3-phase approach to planning, preparing and polishing written communications for the modern business world.
Publication Date: 2012-03-01
Academic Writing by Stephen BaileyWriting essays and dissertations can be a major concern for overseas students studying at English-based colleges and universities, as most courses are assessed by written work. Academic Writing is a new kind of writing course for all international students who have to write coursework or exams in English. This practical book thoroughly explains the writing process and covers all the key writing skills. Clearly organised into four parts, this new edition allows teachers and students to quickly find the help they need with all writing tasks. Each part is divided into short sections containing explanations, diagrams and practice exercises, for use in the classroom or for self-study. Features of this user-friendly text include: cross references for fuller understanding, exercises with answers for self-study, coverage of various important writing models such as CVs, letters and essays, an explanation of the writing process ...
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Publication Date: 2006-04-01
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