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?
- Fair Use Checklist
- Copyright: Will we always be behind the times?