Review the following sections of the  Purdue OWL Tutorial – Conducting Research:

 

   Research Overview

   Conducting Primary Research

   Evaluating Sources of Information

   Searching Online

   Internet References

   Writing a Literature Review

 

Your assignment for this week is easy and straightforward.  Provide a response of the following:

 

   Provide at least one example of a reference citation of a resource that can be found at each of the following:

       Professional Organization

       Academic Conference

       Scholarly Journal

       University Library

       Social Media ( blogs, wikis, podcasts, videos and email discussion lists

       ***The reference citation may differ depending on the resource (e.g., journal, website, online report, etc.)

   What are the three keys to success in conducting internet research?

   Discuss four steps you will take to avoid the pitfalls of conducting research on the Internet for your coursework.