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For effective use of research and information resources, use this Research Strategy: Define, Find, Choose, Use
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Define, Find, Choose & Use

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Start with the "Define, Find, Choose and Use" research strategy:

DEFINE your topic in a sentence.
Consider synonyms for key terms.

FIND a variety of articles, books, and videos from different sources.  
Look for authors from different institutions.

CHOOSE the most trustworthy and current informaton.  
Evaluate their bias (What do they have to gain? Follow the money)

USE sources ethically: 
Cite quotes and paraphrases accurately.

      

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    DEFINE your topic in a sentence.

    FIND a variety of resources.

        

      CHOOSE the most trustworthy and current resources.

      USE your sources of information ethically and accurately.

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