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Information Literacy Class 08: Learning How To Read For Research Print Page

Learning How To Read For Research - Study Guide. You Will Need To Read and Apply Your Textbook To Answer These Questions.

1. What's the difference between connoisseur and glutton reading?

2. In what way do you need to "be ruthless" in research reading?

3. What are the four steps to discovering the overall message of a book quickly?

4. When you get to the fifth step (actually reading material you need), explain the best way to go about it.

5. What is an abstract, and how can it help you?

6. What are "key propositions" and how does finding them help the reading process?

7. What's the secret to avoiding the trap of taking too many notes that you will later not use?

8. What are some of the risks for those who take most of their notes by photocopying their sources?

9. What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking notes using the methods of quoting, summarizing and paraphrasing?

10. What are the four further instructions the author gives about key elements of note-taking?

11. Define plagiarism and explain why it is such a serious offense.  You might want to supplement your knowledge with the following website: http://www.csub.edu/ssric-trd/howto/plagiarism.htm.


How to Read Academic Research


Reading & Notetaking For College Students



1. How is your research reading going?  Is it efficient and effective?  Go over the suggestions in the first part of this book chapter and discover ways in which you can improve your research reading.

2. Assess your methods of note-taking.  Are they working for you?  How would you improve them?  Do you see ways to improve efficiency by using your electronic device (phone, tablet, or laptop) in note-taking?


What Is Plagiarism?


Plagiarism: Real Life Examples


The Cite is Right: The Quiz Show


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