1. Introduce Yourself to a Librarian2. Find a Subject-Specific Encyclopedia Entry3. Use the Research Reading Log4. Practice Paraphrasing & Quoting5. Review the Successful Research Strategies presentation
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Successful Research Strategies  

This guide provides a self-paced activity you can do in the library to practice and refresh your research skills.
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Research Strategies Assignment

Hello! This self-paced assignment is designed to help you practice research strategies that will prevent and avoid plagiarism.

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After you complete this activity, you will be able to…

  • Explain what needs to be cited and why
  • Explain what doesn’t need to be cited and why
  • Paraphrase information from sources correctly
  • Quote information from sources correctly
  • Use MLA or APA format to cite your sources
  • Use a Research Reading Log to take notes on your sources
  • Identify the Writing Center as a resource to help with projects
     

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