Being a Secondary English Ed. major and former high school English teacher, research is an old familiar friend as well as a foe. I have a love-hate relationship with research… gathering information and learning interesting facts to support my arguments, brainstorming the draft of a term paper and devising clever, well-constructed paragraphs are oddly satisfying. 832 more words
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From the always-interesting Aaron Tay: 5 things Google Scholar does better than your library discovery service.
“I have had experience implementing Summon in my previous institution and currently have some experience with EDS and Primo (Primo Central). 102 more words
This post will consider the topics academic writing and referencing, and how assistive technology can be used while conducting the afore mentioned activities. Similar to academic research, it is inevitable that you will be required to compose an academic piece of writing which is referenced correctly when you are in college/university. 1,025 more words
If you’re a law student, you may be tearing your hair out on a legal research task in your summer job at this very moment. Below is a list of five tips pertaining to legal research to help you through it. 881 more words
The concept of the “digital native” was used by the US technologist Marc Prenskey in a series of articles written since 2001 in order to describe the generation of people born since 1980. 313 more words