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SPC 4517: Rhetoric of Argument: Home

Research guide for Professor Murray's Spring 2016 course.

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Welcome!

Welcome to the library resource guide for Professor Murray's Spring 2016 SPC 4517 course. The resources contained in this guide will provide you with a starting point for finding information on the topic of your choice. Use the tabs above to access information. Good luck and happy researching!

Objectives

Following this session you should know how to:

  • differentiate scholarly resources from popular works.
  • develop a research statement and formulate questions based on information needs.
  • develop a search strategy appropriate to the investigative method.
  • critically evaluate information for reliability, authority, accuracy, and relevancy.
  • understand what "plagiarism" is and its importance in the academic setting.
  • identify the appropriate citation style to cite sources.