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First Year Experience (FYE)
GETTING STARTED WITH RESEARCH
15 Steps to Good Research
Choosing your topic / Planning your research project
Writing a thesis statement
Writer's Cheat Sheet
Understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources
Distinguishing Scholarly Journals from Other Periodicals
*The Good, the Bad, & The Ugly: Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate
*Evaluation of Information Sources
*Critically Analyzing Information Sources
*The Virtual Chase: Evaluating the Quality of Information on the Internet
MORE RESEARCH ASSISTANCE
Citation Forms • http://www.centenary.edu/library/research/citationforms
Copyright/Fair Use • http://www.centenary.edu/library/research/copyrightfairuse
Plagiarism • http://www.centenary.edu/library/research/plagiarism
Research Tutorials • http://www.centenary.edu/library/research/infofluency
FINDING PRINT MATERIALS IN MAGALE
Making Sense of Library Call Numbers
Library of Congress Classification
All books in Magale are shelved using the Library of Congress classification schema.
Dewey Decimal Classification
All periodicals in Magale are shelved using the Dewey Decimal classification system.
LIBRARY STAFF TO ASSIST YOU
If you need further assistance, contact a Magale Library staff member http://www.centenary.edu/library/staff.