Begin research

Notes of begin research

Pick a Good Topic

  • It interests you! You’ll enjoy it and do a better job.
  • It meets the requirements of your assignment.
  • It’s broad enough to give you several search options.
  • It’s focused enough that you’re not overwhelmed with information.

Identify Potential Ideas

Browse a few resources for ideas and identify different aspects of the topic.

Customize Your Topic

不同的领域之下,你的主题具体内容是什么样的。

Turn Your Topic into a Question

5 W question

What’s Your Angle?

你要关注的是哪一个方面?

Find Your Keywords

we need to identify the key concepts and their related keywords. 同时搜索关键词的同义词。

eg. How does repeated pesticide use in agriculture impact soil and groundwater pollution?

Dive Into a Sea of Resources!

不同阶段查找不同的资源类别。

resource

Knowledge cycle

  • The timeline for producing scholarly information
  • The resources available throughout the information cycle
  • The types of information used and produced in different disciplines

A Timeline of Information

A Cycle of Revolving Research

Research and Information for Different Disciplines

不同领域信息的一些原则。