Research Strategies

Finding Your Way through the Information Fog 4th Edition

by William Badke


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Softcover
$20.95
Hardcover
$30.95
E-Book
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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/18/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 284
ISBN : 9781462010172
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 284
ISBN : 9781462010196
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 284
ISBN : 9781462010189

About the Book

Writing research papers does not have to be the painful experience many people make it out to be. It is possible to develop significant skills in order to make the writing process much easier than you think. In Research Strategies, author William Badke offers a clear, simple, and often humorous roadmap for conducting research and navigating the vast new world of information and technology.

In this, the fourth edition, Badke details the entire research paper process from start to finish. Research Strategies provides a plethora of insightful and helpful information, including:

Finding and narrowing a topic
Creating an outline
Searching databases
Understanding metadata
Using library catalogs and journal databases
Conducting Internet research
Organizing research notes
Writing the actual paper

Research Strategies explains the skills and strategies you need to efficiently and effectively complete a research project from topic to finished product. With the information provided here, research doesn’t have to be frustrating or boring. Badke’s strategies present a sure path through the amazing and complex new world of information.


About the Author

William Badke is associate librarian at Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada, with responsibilities for Associated Canadian Theological Schools and information literacy. He has been teaching research skills to undergraduate and graduate students for more than twenty-five years. Badke lives in British Columbia with his wife and two sons.