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UNST 236b - Interpreting the Past - Millay: Welcome!

Welcome to your Library Course Guide!

Welcome to your Portland State University Library (PSU) course guide for the sophomore inquiry cluster, Interpreting the Past! Here you will find useful information about Library resources and services to support your college success! Take time to browse the web pages that you can access from the navigation bar. There are videos and screenshots that describe key ways to approach your research for papers and presentations.

If you have any questions, Ask a Librarian!

The BEAM Research Model Video

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

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?

 

School of Library and Information Studies, The Florida State University. (2010). Research led by Dr. Melissa Gross and Dr. Don LathamProject 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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