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MERLOT II


        

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Research Process

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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Quicktime
Date Added to MERLOT: July 22, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 22, 2013
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Submitter : Will Breitbach

Description:
These short video tutorials help students get started with the research process. They go step-by-step from figuring out what kind of information is needed, developing a topic, and citing sources.

Keywords:
finding articles, evaluating websites, developing a research topic, determining information need, finding books, peer review

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

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Avatar for Elizabeth Housewright
2 years ago

Elizabeth Housewright (Administrator)

Very appealing; most videos have multiple voices which illustrate different perspectives and make listening easier.  If all students attending a library instruction sessio had first reviewed this series the librarian would be able to assume some basic shared knowledge and could use the sesson to build on that.

I appreciate the fact that this series of short videos shows specific examples from one library, but makes the point that all academic libraries will have similar resources available.  The one example where they do not do that is SFX: it would be helpful to point out that there are other link resolvers and that the service may be branded differently depending on the library.

I was interested that while the subject approach shown in one video is a metasearch, there is noo explanation of how starting with this pathway could also lead to good and relevant articles or could be used to determine which of the separate resources listed might prove most useful for further searching.

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The default volume level on the different videos can vary, making it necessary to adjust it when moving through the series.  It would be helpful if you could navigate through the series on the website instead of having to return to the list on the resource description; mention is made of a "main menu", but it wasn't visible.

 

 

Time spent reviewing site: 40 minutes

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