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ASE Research Model
Use the acronym, ASE, for your research strategy!
your topic to discover keywords, related terms, synonyms. Use scholarly subject encyclopedias for background information.
for articles, books, and documentaries. List relevant databases.
the resources....Are they relevant? Are they current? Peer reviewed? Scholarly or popular?
School of Library and Information Studies, The Florida State University. (2010). Research led by Dr. Melissa Gross and Dr. Don Latham. Project funded by The Institute of Museum and Library Services, which is the primary source of federal support for the nation's 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas.
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