Research is not:
Words for the wise student:
Netcaster. David Douglas Duncan, Mexico, 1937. Photography Collection.
[Special thanks to Meg Omainsky for permission to adapt her research guide]
“Google is not a synonym for research.”
Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol
Systematic investigation or inquiry aimed at contributing to knowledge of a theory, topic, etc., by careful consideration, observation, or study of a subject. http://www.oed.com/
Conducting research is a process. Learning some simple steps can help make your work efficient and successful. With the help of this guide, you will learn the Big 6 Research Process. This approach can help you structure your research and can be applied to any research assignment with which you are faced. View the following Prezi (created by Christine Gudowski and made available for educators) for an introduction to the Big6 and the research process.