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NSC 209: DEI Concentration Capstone - Prof. Guida

About this Guide

What's in this Guide?

This guide will help you conduct research for your capstone. It covers how to:

1. choose the right tools to find the information you need

2.  create an effective search strategy to use those tools

3. evaluate the sources you find so you are using the most credible and appropriate sources for your proposal

4. find tools that help you organize and cite your sources

5. get help from experts in research, writing and public speaking

How Can a Librarian Help?

Librarians are available to help with every step of the research process. We are information professionals and love working with students to connect you with the information you need. We can help you:

  • choose a research topic or find a research question
  • broaden or narrow your topic
  • find sources, whether they are books, articles, maps, music, data, etc. We can help you do great searches using Libraries tools and search engines like Google. 
  • evaluate sources. Is it credible? Is it peer-reviewed? etc.
  • recommend tools for organizing your research and citations..


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