Research Skills

Students need to know how to:
  • Choose keywords related to the assignment or information required
  • Decipher citations found in indexes and databases
  • Use a magazine/newspaper database to locate information
  • Use a Table of Contents to locate information
  • Use an index to locate information relating to keywords
  • Use the Dewey Decimal System to locate books on library shelves
  • Use the Library Catalog to locate materials relating to the information sought
  • Write a bibliography