Did you know that Wikipedia is a great place to start your research, “but a horrible place to end?” Wikipedia can be a good tool to use when you start your research. You can gather background information and keywords that will point you in the right direction. Watch this video to learn how to use Wikipedia to jump-start your research!
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Can’t find the results you’re looking for in a database? Don’t give up! With thousands of articles, abstracts, and primary sources, databases are a treasure trove of information. Using the right keywords unlocks a wealth of information. Let this video from Kent State University show you how to talk to databases.
In this video, learn how to narrow a search about the solar system by forming a search strategy including which websites might provide reliable information and useful keywords.