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Quick Guide to Great Research
1. Make sure you understand the difference between PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES.
2. Make sure you are thinking CRITICALLY about what sources you will choose. Here’s HOW.
3. INITIAL RESEARCH OF GENERAL SECONDARY SOURCES:
A Good Starting Place to find search terms: How to Use Wikipedia (You should not cite Wikipedia)
Best and Trustable: Britannica (Password: Singapore) With capital letter for password.
4. SPECIFIC RESEARCH FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES
Best and Trustable: Ebsco Science Reference Center (User: cis Password: singapore)
Books: Search our school’s database and check out a book!
7. USE SEARCH TERMS FILL IN GAPS: Google (be very critical of the sources)
8. IMAGES: Use ImageQuest (we have permission, password: singapore) or ask permission to use others.
9. Make sure you use IN TEXT CITATIONS consistently and create a Works Cited page with NoodleTools or your favorite citation builder.