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Guide Contents

  • Defining Your Topic
    Helpful hits for brainstorming and helpful tips for writing a thesis statement.
  • Finding Sources
    Help with choosing keywords and search terms, and links to basic databases to begin your search.
  • Session 1 Quiz
    Take this quiz at the end of Session 1!
  • Evaluating
    Guide to evaluating sources using the source record in Scout.
  • Session 2 Quiz
    Take this quiz at the end of Session 2!
  • Synthesizing
    Strategies for quoting, summarizing and paraphrasing, and a chart to help you know when to cite a source!
  • Keys to the Capstone
    Keys to the Capstone is a set of tools created to help you learn to use the library and find sources effectively by focusing on something called Information Literacy. Information Literacy is the set of skills that you need to find, evaluate and use information!

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