Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research
College writing and research projects can cause you stress, especially if you’re unsure about your professors’ expectations or about how to turn your ideas into a well-researched paper. Here’s the help you need. Choosing & Using Sources presents a process for academic research and writing, from formulating your research question to selecting good information and using it effectively. Additional chapters cover understanding types of sources, searching for information, and avoiding plagiarism. Each chapter includes self-quizzes and activities to reinforce core concepts and help you apply them. There are also appendices for quick reference on search tools, copyright basics, and fair use. Written by Ohio State University Libraries’ Office of Teaching & Learning, this attractive book is targeted to college students and their instructors.