Research instruction demonstrates how to locate and evaluate sources for a research paper or project. With your HON 101 class, you will learn to locate relevant books, full-text articles, and useful internet sites.
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Before you Begin
Before you begin your research, you should:
- Think about what types of information you think you will need to find.
- Decide what kind of source is likely to offer that type of information.
|Type of information||Where to find it|
|Information about a specific organization/company||
|History, overview, definitions (scholarly)||
|History, overview (popular)||
Annotated Bibliography Assignment
This assignment will be distributed to all College Composition classes during their first Library Research Instruction Session. A copy of the assignment is provided here for convenience, as well as a copy of a sample paper.