Research and Writing Tools
The Basics of Searching
Recall Keyword: Use two or three words that are important to your subject/search. For example: chemical physical reactions.
Precision Keyword:If you are searching for an exact term, put quotation marks around your search term. Only sites with that exact wording will be referenced. For example: “chemical versus physical reactions”.
Boolean Searches:Remember the Venn diagram....
Research, Information Vetting, and Citations
- Purdue OWL Writing Lab
- Write Express
- Descriptive Essay
- Narrative Essay
- Persuasive Essay
- Transition Words
Plagiarism and Fair Use
- What is plagiarism?
- Plagiarism Glossary
- Quiz: How well do you know plagiarism?
- How to Detect OpenAI's ChatGPT Output
- Fair Use Overview
- Fair Use Checklist
- Copyright: Will we always be behind the times?
Organization and Outlines
- TED Talk: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator
- Mind Mapping
- Study Hacks Blog
- EBSCO Note-taking Guide
News Source Vetting
- Reporters' Lab: Fact-checking News
- Test your fake-news judgment
- Politwoops (by ProPublica- deleted Tweets)
- News Literacy Project