Information Skills: Finding and Using the Right Resources

Paperback | March 15, 2011

byJonathan Grix, Gerald Watkins

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Written by an academic and a librarian, this book is dedicated to helping students find and use a variety of resources, both print and online. It includes guidance on how to carry out a literature review as well as the skills needed for finding and evaluating information, with advice on referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism.

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Written by an academic and a librarian, this book is dedicated to helping students find and use a variety of resources, both print and online. It includes guidance on how to carry out a literature review as well as the skills needed for finding and evaluating information, with advice on referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism.

Grix is an academic and Watkins is a practitioner. JONATHAN GRIX has published widely on the research process, including Demystifying the Research Process (2001), Research Methodologies in Contemporary German Studies (editor) (2002) and Foundations of Social Research (2004).GERALD WATKINS has taught information skills to undergraduate...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.54 × 5.46 × 0.42 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230222501

ISBN - 13:9780230222502

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Table of Contents

Introduction
'Traditional' Literature Review
Using and Finding On-line Resources
Understanding Research Material
Referencing and Plagiarism
Summary
Glossary
Index