CO150 - College Composition: Home

Before you come to the library

question mark icon "Where do I Start?" Tutorial

Work through this tutorial before coming to the library session. Concentrate on the 'Begin Research,' 'Knowledge Cycle,' and 'Find Articles' sections.

where do I start

pencil icon Write Down Your Research Topic

Come prepared with a topic so you can get started with your research right away! Write it down or use this worksheet to get started: http://bit.ly/co150-research-topic 

Goals of the CO150 Library Research Orientation

  • To recognize how & where to get research assistance
  • To introduce (or reinforce) the distinctions between popular & scholarly sources
  • To be introduced to the library database, Academic Search Premier
  • To learn search strategies and techniques
    • Generating and discovering new search terms
    • Combining search terms with AND, OR, and NOT
    • Using truncation *

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