Using Barber Library Resources
Throughout your education (and lives) you will be asked to conduct research. But you don't want to conduct just any research, you want to make sure you're using sources that you can rely on and trust--and often that means using scholarly research! Consider where you expect to find these sources, what type of information you expect to find there, how it's written, etc. and share with the class, in the Google Form below, the characteristics you look for when determining if your source is scholarly.
To find scholarly information, you have to know the tool on the webpage to use, and the Barber Library webpage is like a Swiss Army knife, with specific tools for specific needs. Let's start identifying the tools in the Google Form below so you know what to use when...
Knowing where to search is a big help, but what exactly are we searching? Let's identify our topics in the Google Form below.
Let's search encyclopedias! Here are some ones to get started: