Research 101: UConn Information Literacy Competency Modules UConn Information Literacy Competency Modules

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Introduction/Objectives
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Topic Sources
Asking a Question
Broadening
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Selecting KeyWords & Concepts
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Introduction

This unit will help you find an appropriate topic or question for research and demonstrate how that question can be focused to suit the limits of time available, length of assignment, or scope of the problem to be solved.

Objectives:

  • Select an appropriate topic for research
  • Generate questions from a topic
  • Broaden and narrow a question
  • Identify key concepts and vocabularies related to a topic
  • Broaden and narrow concepts and vocabularies related to a topic

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