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Junior English Research Project: Day One

Topic Reflection Handout

Please complete the handout below and turn in to the librarian.

Current Controversies Databases Checklist

Type of Source: periodical articles, overviews, and statistics from databases

In Issues and Controversies and CQ Researcher I know how to

  • Find an overview of my topic
  • Find pros and cons on my topic

In Opposing Viewpoints, I know how to

  • Find statistics
  • Find audio and videothe tabs
  • Find magazines and newspapers

In all three databases, after selecting an article, I know how to

  • Find key terms/topics related to my topic
  • Mark articles and email them to myself
  • Print articles without selecting file-->print

Print and email yourself at least two relevant, current, lengthy articles

The Information Search Process


Kuhlthau, Carol Collier, et. al.  Guided Inquiry : Learning in the 21st Century. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.