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POLI 220-3-3 The Politics of Human Rights

THE RESEARCH PROCESS

PLANNING YOUR RESEARCH


Selecting and Using Keywords
 

Connecting Search Keywords 

KEEP A RESEARCH JOURNAL

KEEP A RESEARCH JOURNAL
Make a note of:
● keywords & subject headings
● key databases & key sources
● experts in the field
● new insights, new ideas &
   new knowledge    

 

Other Information to Record

  • Title
  • Author(s)
  • Journal Name
  • Website Name and URL
  • doi (digital object identifier)
  • publication and date information
    • Date
    • Volume
    • Issue
    • Place of Publication
  • Make it easy on yourself - use the email feature in OCtopus and other databases, and the Library Catalogue to email the stuff you find to yourself.  Or set up an account in OCtopus and save your information there. 

 

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