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Main Task: Evaluate Library Databases and Resources for use in Research
For this activity you will do a library search for resources in your area of professional or research interest. Locate three peer-reviewed journal articles, one book chapter, and one scholarly resource (website or other resource). Then, prepare a brief paper on your library search and your results. First, fill out this chart and for each resource include the following:
Appropriate citation (APA form) for the resource you discovered.
Name of the database you used.
Keywords you used.
Any search limiters such as full text, date, peer-reviewed that you used.
A note about your skills at this point in using the database from which you accessed the resource; what do you still need to practice?
Then, conclude your activity with some general remarks that comment on:
How useful was each database for you?
What important journals, key scholars, or new ideas did you discover from your search.
How might a library search spark new ideas? As you searched did you find new ideas or new directions for your search? Did the direction your search take you surprise you?
Length: Completed chart and 1 page reflection paper
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating