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EGL 101-001 - Michael Davros - Fall 2023

What are we going to cover today?

USGS survey crew measuring mudflow damage, with Mount St. Helens and mudflow in the background.

  1. Identify relevant keywords in order to conduct a basic database search.

  2. Use background sources to come up with questions about a research topic.

  3. Locate relevant articles in one or more library databases.

  4. Give credit to the original ideas of others through proper attribution and citation.

Let's get started!

Familiarize yourself with these 7 words

Length: 1:28

Background Information Databases

Background Information: Choosing a Topic

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Length: 1:38

Databases - Articles on Any Topic

Length: 3:46
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