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IELP Library Guide for Student Research: Welcome!

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Analyze

Analyze Your Research Strategy

Background Information

Brainstorm for Keywords

Search

Evaluate

The BEAM Research Model Video

This three-minute  video explains the BEAM research model developed by Joseph Bizup (2008).

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Kimberly Willson
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ASE Research Model

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Use the acronym, ASE, for your research strategy!

Analyze 
your topic to discover keywords, related terms, synonyms. Use scholarly subject encyclopedias for background information.

Search
for articles, books, and documentaries. List relevant databases.

Evaluate
the resources....Are they relevant? Are they current? Peer reviewed? Scholarly or popular?

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